Travel Blogs from Brindisi
... atmosphere. From gondolas to a boat we sailed to Marano glass factory. Due to it being a holiday they had opened especially for our tour group. I bought some jewellery and Don got 2 glasses. The boat took us to Burano. The ride took us past people fishing and touring in their motor boats. It was mid afternoon and we went straight to our late lunch restaurant. The food was magnificent. Don loved his seafood risotto and as usual we had 4 courses and white wine in a jug! ...
... for his 50th birthday. It was eerie walking through the tunnel that Hitler would be driven in his stately Mercedes to the brass covered lift. He was claustrophobic and scared of heights. The lift is cut directly into the mountain and the house was where many dreadful decisions were made with horrific consequences in WW11. Eve Brahns sister had her wedding reception there. I took off to the top for some wonderful views but couldn't help thinking about Hitler and that horrible ...
... a promised ice cream. Anyone who thinks that a Cornetto is an Italian style ice cream has not been to Italy! The choice of flavours is incredible, with more being put on display from the kitchen while we dither over our choices. I go down a fairly predictable chocolate route and we all sit in the square, trying not to get covered in melting ice cream, in my case ...
... shop that sells mobile phones. Not what I am expecting but how sweet of him to take me there. Now everything is simple. I am instantly given a phone, call my sister in law Raye. Which shop am I in? I don't know. Raye asks about the owners hairstyle, bit of a mullet? Yes. Within minutes my little brother arrives! Phew!! Home for lovely chats, wine, antipasti, pasta making and snoozes in Mark and Raye's olive ...
... 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.
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