Travel Blogs from Santa Cesarea Terme
... a mountain at each end and a small lower are in between where the population lived. We could see there many buildings, no doubt including hotels, apartments and a business / commercial area. It was the Isle of Capri.
Earlier today, we had coffee and cake in the ship cafe and reflected on our day in the area of Naples. It was quite poignant to think that the Apostle Paul journeyed through the area on his way ...
... established we went off to town to wander around the magnificent old town and eventually have diner. How do the Italians turn a simple few ingredients into a marvellous meal? My pasta was to die for, eat much more and I probably will.... The old town is unbelievably beautiful, every street a potential postcard picture. I suspect we are going to see more in the next few weeks. Tomorrow we will be in Sicily.
... technique used in Lecce, a small figurine can take 25 days to make. I found a fabulous shop (not a tourist shop) with really interesting papier mache figurines. I would have like to buy one but in true Italian style, the shop was closed for siesta. Everything closing for 2 to 3 hours in the middle of the day is a pain in the **** when you are only visiting a city/town for the day. This doesn't happen in the big cities (Rome, Venice etc) but Lecce ...
From a distance, either north or south, Gallipoli was a strikingly white town out in the blue of the Mediterranean. Absolutely spectacular.
TT struggled with taking us to the information centre. Miles out. It also wasn't where the town map indicated, LP, and, in fact, was hidden away down a narrow street in the middle of the town. It was indicated accurately in the tourist brochure that ...
... Discovered the hard way, of course, that in times past, the walls of churches/basilicas and even cathedrals were used as supporting walls for other buildings. Thought we'd walk around the outside of the church to the other piazza.......15min later ! Not that I minded looking in all the shop windows, the leather shoes and bags were a delight to behold. Whilst an interesting walled ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility