Travel Blogs from Brindisi
... were brightly coloured and the lace shops had some intricate work. We walked back to our boat through the back streets where you could get some lovely photos. When we left our Venice haven we walked through the quiet square and streets after watching the porters load our bags onto another boat that headed to our coach. There are 2 columns as you walk into the main area of Venice and our guide reminded us that it is bad luck to walk between them so we all trooped to the ...
We journeyed to Engleberg where we had a quaint ride in a horse and carriage. There were ************e in the streets so you just heard the clip clip of the horses hooves. It was so stunning to look around at the mountains, see the cows with bells eating grass. Our stop for lunch was at an Austrian farm that sent their cows up in the hills in summer then gathered them for winter to sleep in the barns at night and graze outside in the day. In Austria and Switzerland the cows ...
Off to town to market followed by visit to yesterday's mobile shop to buy me a mobile. The couple who run this shop could not be more helpful. They know Mark and Raye so there is lots of chat and laughter about yesterday. Molto complicato!! There is a queue of other people waiting to be served but no problem. Everyone is quite happy to wait and listen to the general chat going ...
Arrive at Bari this morning. Head through several customs/ security checks in the port including one young man who needs to inspect the inside of the van, takes one look at the dogs, goes Uh Hum in an Italian accent, shuts the door, adjusts his Ray Bans and waves me on! Lovely drive down the coast, through Ostuni and on to San Michele Sarantino where my brother and his wife live. I have visited before but ...
... 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.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility