Maritalia Hotel Club Village
Travel Blogs from Peschici
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... put to the bay. We ventured back down and the girls liked around the shops and Darryl and I checked out the museum. Back to the boat as it sailed at 2 and we had lunch on board. In the afternoon we read and packed as the bags had to be outside our cabin tonight so time to get organised again and thinking about our last days. Our last dinner ...
We awoke to clear skies, dew on the fields and 13º C (that is 55º F)! We had not seen temperatures this cold in quite some time. Our destination today was the Adriatic Sea and the Gargano Peninsula. To get there we needed to cross the "lower leg" of Italy (if one thinks of Italy as a leg and foot kicking a ball). We did not know what to expect of the mountainous interior of Basilicata. Remote and relatively ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet