Hotel del Sole
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... approach by Signor.
"Bruno, me old mate, here's a treat" I like Signor's style. "Signora's not a happy bunny so do you fancy a walk to the local bar?" I remember the croissants of Avola, the Spanish waitresses of Mojacar and enthusiastically wag my tail.
The moral question is, do I follow the path of health and well being that is Signora or the debauchery and hedonism that is Signor.
I've decided to go for the middle way and get them to go on una lunga ...
... pilgrims, directing them on
their journey toward God. (We will have the opportunity to view and pray before the incorrupt body of Padre Pio.)
Enjoy a breathtaking view of the Gargano Peninsula and a visit to the
Grotto of Michael the Archangel. Six different popes, St Francis and at
least four other saints have knelt in prayer ...
... out of thin air. It is even debated if anyone lived there because there weren't enough fireplaces to keep the castle warm and there were no doors to the courtyard, it was wide open. There is one speculation that it was a hunting lodge, but no one knows anything for sure, not even the locals. It truly is a mystery. Later in the day we went shopping and I bought a few things, among them Italian playing cards because they are different ...
... Castel del Monte an UNESCO heritage sight. It is a huge modern looking original structure perched high on a hill in the middle of nowhere. Shades of DaVinci code as it has eight sides, eight rooms, eight portals etc. No one knows what King Frederick built it for, a mystery. It appears as if a building of modern design was just dropped off on a hill for decoration....., centuries before it's ...
... was perched on the highest point in town. Stressful events-decline of our credit card which entailed numerous emails to our son, Michael, realization that we took wrong adapter and our connection to the internet, my kindle(which is horrible to write on-always replacing my words with what it likes) was going to die soon, and regrets by both of us for not taking the phone on this "aventura"
So how ...
- Room service
- Free parking