Hotel Parco Delle Rose
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Refrigerator in room
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Italy rolled there clocks back last night, Jerry didn't, and he got a very early start. We did have a slow, leisurely morning and after a nice continental breakfast at the resort we set out for the day.
We packed a light lunch and headed first to Monte Sant Angelo to see the cave of Saint Michele. Many winfding roads, hairpin turns and Italians driving down the center of the road made for a tense ...
... time to head to the market which re-opened at 4:30pm and yes, Italians like Hispanics get an afternoon break where everything closes for a few hours. We found the grocery store with no problem and picked up a few items to enjoy a home cooked meal in our apartment. Tonight we had a chicken pesto penne pasta with green salad, yum. Another lovely day in Italy.
First we went to Mass celebrated by Fr. Parker at the Shrine of Padre Pio in the chapel. There was a St. Michael the Archangel painting there. This is where Padre Pio often said Mass and heard confessions. Then we ate breakfast at our hotel and went back up the hill to tour the Padre Pio museum and shrine. We toured the Church of Our Lady of Grace. This is a newer church but was built while Padre Pio was still alive. That is where ...
Today we woke up and had Mass at 6:30am on top of the roof of the hotel. In the background is the dome of St. Peter's Basilica. Then we went downstairs and had breakfast. Next we got on a bus for 5 hours. On the bus we slept, talked, and prayed the rosary and chaplet. Also, we had a flat tire and we had to pull over and fix it. Then we got back on the road and we ...
... We lunched at a restaurant near the harbour, and shortly afterwards an Italian tour group arrived who I think had 'done' the castle in about 5 minutes and wanted to eat. The leader had obviously not booked lunch and there was much discussion with the funny little lady running the restaurant as to whether they could all eat there and what they could have. They were then all ushered out, to take a group vote we think, and then ushered ...