Travel Blogs from Ostuni
... appeared to be in a suburban street but everything here is so close together. The farm was 44 acres with 20 cows, donkeys, calves, rabbits and pigs. We had a taste of local wine and an enormous meal!! With a good sing song in the bus on the way home. The next morning our local guide Gabi took us to a palace where the proposal scene from the Sound of Music took place. We then drove to the start of our trip to the Eagles Nest where o had a incredible engineered house given ...
... a massiera, a large farmhouse where the food we ate was all produced. First stacks of antipasti, then fava purée with spinach, followed by pasta, and then main course of patatine, salad, and mixed grill of pork and lamb, and Macedonia (fruit salad). All with wine and a limoncello. It was avery pleasant evening, quite cold with some light rain.. Getting lots of use of my long pants and ...
Woke up to a beautiful sunny day - had to rethink my wardrobe as I was going to roast in all the layers I was thinking of last night.
What a difference soft pillows make to a good night's sleep. Not like the slabs of concrete provided by the Hotel da Bruno in Venice.
A very civilized start to the day - 10.00am. This morning a local guide took ...
... her (special , not to mention but it had a zero in it) birthday. The little town was pretty with a nice esplanade. As always, completely dead in the week but it really came alive at the weekend. We went out for a meal on Sunday and the town was packed. The recommended restaurant we went to didn't open till 9, so we went for cocktails first and then had a great seafood meal and Phoebe was as star (unfortunately until we tried to get her into bed ...
... brought my Tablet with me in the bus rather than packing it in my luggage and caught up with my blogging. Australia has a long way to go in relation to Internet connections. In Venice, every cafe and restaurant had free WiFi.
The scenery crossing the Apennines was really lovely. The hills are alive, not with the sound of music (wrong country) but with villages and towns.
Arrived in Alberobello at 5.45pm. It had obviously been raining very heavily and we were told ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility