Hotel Vela Velo
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Lots to report today. We had one of our best rides yet along the coast from Peschici to Manttinata through Gargano Park. Lots of rolling hills, little traffic and beautiful vistas. Between Manttinata and Manfredonia, our final destination for the day, there only two routes. One is a 2 km tunnel, closed to bikes, and the other is a mountainous road with many switchbacks. Unfortunately the local police had closed the road for a car race. We used ...
... pavement. The bright side was we had to backtrack past the Cheese Wonderland I reported on yesterday, necessitating another stop. I have included a picture of the Cheese Maiden serving us. Much of our 77 kilometer ride today was through a national park along the ocean. Our terminus was the town of Peschici, which is an old town situated on a point overlooking the sea. Our room has a beautiful view. Dinner ...
Spent the day catching up on some much deserved rest. Got some sun and finished reading my book, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," by Maya Angelou. I only wish I had WIFI so I could communicate, it's been 3 days now. The ship offers WIFI but it costs $.75 per minute and an additional $4 to activate an account with them. I just keep hoping that we get access at the next port. I thought I should tell you a little about our ship. It is named the ...
... we got back on the bus and drove through the snow capped Apennines on our way to Vieste. Vieste is a seaside resort on the Adriatic coast that is a favorite holiday retreat of the Italians and Germans but little known to most Americans. We stayed in the old town in a cliff side hotel which was unexpectedly modern and beautiful. There are many narrow streets of about 8 feet wide and many other dwellings and ...
... for Sunday lunch.
Whilst the four courses, including sweet, were wonderful but petite, Signor was rather puzzled that others seemed to be enjoying a game stew (a speciality of the region).
Whose fault this was, I wouldn't like to say, whether the €39 didn't cover the game stew, who knows but Signor took umbrage and snow fell throughout the night.
The Moral Maze.
I have to report that it does not happen often, in fact it is a very ...