Hotel Valle Dell'Idro
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... a spare table, which doesn’t happen very often. So we asked if we could share a table with another older English couple. It was the same nice experience – a few stories, a few laughs.
We enjoyed the show last Friday night and the same production company is doing another tonight. This one is based on English movies such as some of the James Bond series, Bridget Jones’ Diary, Oliver et al.
... The drivers were a mixture of nationalities but the further east, the more impatient. No wonder the the Mesirah Island ferry off the east coast of Oman is complete chaos. Before the ramp was down the all male drivers started to manoeuvre in the tiny limited space, why? Annie
Having managed to get off the boat without someone hitting us, we drove an hour north, having a lovely roadside breakfast at ...
... Renaissance period of architecture that was all straight lines and asymmetrical, the baroque period used a style that went totally against this - twisted columns; windows on balconies that are off-centre to the arch it was intended to co-exist with; slopping balconies; churches with a fašade that has nothing behind it.
The guide also informed us that when the old city was restored in the mid-20th century, the powers that be of Lecce placed ...
... from the tourist information centre....
Gallopili was an island fortress, with only a bridge link to the mainland. The castle was currently not open. However, we enjoyed walking around the walls, hanging onto hat and sunglasses so as not to have them blown away, retreating to the narrow streets when we needed a breather.
Continued along the coastal road towards Taranto. ...
... wind and wandered along the front and through the town. Scattered throughout the village, and especially so closer to the harbour, were some absolutely magnificent homes set in stately gardens. Some still in use, others in need of repair. Quite a surprise given the smaller villages we'd driven through on the way south. Perhaps the extensive marina was the key, crowded with expensive ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking