Travel Blogs from Manfredonia
... we got back on the bus and drove through the snow capped Apennines on our way to Vieste. Vieste is a seaside resort on the Adriatic coast that is a favorite holiday retreat of the Italians and Germans but little known to most Americans. We stayed in the old town in a cliff side hotel which was unexpectedly modern and beautiful. There are many narrow streets of about 8 feet wide and many other dwellings and ...
If you haven't already, make sure you click on "About this Blog," so you read about the basis for this trip.
Today we travelled to Foggia where we visited a government building that may have provided birth information about our grandmother and great grandmother. Birth records often give you great information other than just the record of birth, which is why it would be great to obtain it. We managed to ...
... for Sunday lunch.
Whilst the four courses, including sweet, were wonderful but petite, Signor was rather puzzled that others seemed to be enjoying a game stew (a speciality of the region).
Whose fault this was, I wouldn't like to say, whether the €39 didn't cover the game stew, who knows but Signor took umbrage and snow fell throughout the night.
The Moral Maze.
I have to report that it does not happen often, in fact it is a very ...
... pilgrims, directing them on
their journey toward God. (We will have the opportunity to view and pray before the incorrupt body of Padre Pio.)
Enjoy a breathtaking view of the Gargano Peninsula and a visit to the
Grotto of Michael the Archangel. Six different popes, St Francis and at
least four other saints have knelt in prayer ...
Sunday we woke up, ate breakfast, went to the local flea market (where I bought an Italian CD) and then went to the beach. We found cool shells that looked like half-starfish/ half shells. We also found an empty bottle on the beach and decided to write a note on the back of a receipt and throw it into the water! We then packed up and boarded the train. We were all devasted to leave Puglia because it is such a calm, clean, serene place!