Villa Americana Park Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... it was just a Sunday Festival. After touring the castle and taking pictures we headed to the grotto/ cave of Saint Michele which was our planned destination. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanctua ry_of_Monte_Sant%27Angelo)
We came to the entry gate and also to the realization that we wouldn't be seeing the grotto. It was utter chaos! We roamed the village a bit longer then headed back to the car ...
... 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 ...
... the hotel in San Giovanni Rotondo. When we got to the hotel we checked in, went to our rooms and unpacked. I did some homework. Then we went downstairs to walk to the Shrine of Saint Padre Pio. When we got there we prayed the rosary in the newer church, the Padre Pio Pilgrim Church, and saw Padre Pio's incorrupt body. Finally we ate dinner at the hotel and went to ...
... 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 ...