Villa Ducale Hotel
Travel Blogs from Martina Franca
We enjoy our hotel breakfast in the cool air conditioned comfort of the the hotel. Most of us had a disturbed nights sleep due to the air conditioning cutting in and out all night. We've resigned ourselves to the fact that restful, quiet and peaceful sleep are words we will hopefully use once back home in Australia as hard as rock beds, pillows, noisey air conditioners and ...
Leaving Alberbello we make our way to the Grotte Di Castellana which is only a half hour drive from Alberbello. Arriving we stop for lunch at a local restaurant. The temperature is hot and we are all looking for some relief from the heat. We are seated at a lovely restaurant when I receive a phone call from my cousin Rita telling me that that our Great Aunt Zia Virginia passed away this morning at 10 am. It's such sad news as I had only held her ...
Sorry my blog is a day late but today we went to Martina Franca another village not far away up high on a rock face, as they all seem to be!! We walked into the centro Storico
through the large stone archways. The place was amazing ,plenty of old buildings and narrow streets to walk around. Some amazing churches , a large bell tower and a palace. These early villages had everything,inside the churches you could always find ...
... picturesque streets and a great view.
We enjoyed have a talk with fellow Australians from Brisbane.
In our 8 months of travelling we have only heard a handful of Aussie accents so it was good to have a chat.
This province is an area which seems as yet untouched by loads of tourists, but there are some really unique towns and areas here that we have thoroughly enjoyed.
... were like just to us a hole in the wall.
When we were looking at them we saw a big storm coming so we went to find a restaurant to eat at.
We found one and sat down and I had a salami pizza.
After we drove home and jumped into the pool again.
We named a ball Gary and kicked him every were he is like an other brother but a ball and he is not really.
We drove to an other town called ...