Travel Blogs from Rodi Garganico
We traveled all the way across Italy to the eastern Adriatic coast to the town of Vieste on Wednesday. On the way we stopped to see Hadrian's Villa just outside of Rome near Tivoli. If you recall Hadrian was the dude who built the Pantheon and the wall across the northern edge of the Roman Empire in England to protect the Romans from invading Celts. This is the origin of the old expression that "if you can't beat ...
... a photo on the Internet and posting it on this blog.
Eventually we stopped in the town of Termini next to the Adriatic Sea. It was cold and windy, but I took a picture of two people wind surfing. If you increase the size of the picture, you will be able to see them. As far as food goes, the one pizzeria we saw there was closed! We decided to head back to Campobasso and wait for dinner at 8:00pm!
... selling and completely renovated "pretty" Truli houses.
Puglia, like Sicily has a lot to offer. History, architecture and miles and miles of sandy beaches on its eastern coast. Yesterday, I spent hours diving, swimming and retrieving sticks from the Adriatic. I'll whisper it quietly, lest Signor e Signora hear - I think I've benefitted more than anyone from this trip, I feel 5 or 6 years younger.
Fino alla prossima volta,
Bruno (Il Cane)
Day 7: San Giovanni Rotondo - Monte Sant’ Angel (*View incorrupt body of Padre Pio)
After celebrating Mass at the tomb of Padre Pio, we tour the
sanctuary, see the old church and the crucifix from which he received
the stigmata in 1918. You will see the confessional where Padre Pio
spent innumerable hours with a ...
... we decided to walk around the top of the wall which was really worthwhile and you could see so much of the town within the walls which has been so well preserved and of the town and coast beyond. I kept looking for the clover shaped windows I remembered as a kid and finally found them at the end and they were the sides of a ...