Residence Club Santa Maria
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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Vieste's beaches are packed with Italians in mid-summer. But when we arrived we found a peaceful contrast to the hustle and bustle of Rome. Today we took a boat cruise at 9 AM along the craggy Gargano Coast, marveling at the pretty coves, hidden grottos and unusual rock formations ...
... coast road back to Vieste. The coastline is dotted with trabucci, ancient fishing traps. They are made from wood and rope and look like giant platforms with planks of wood jutting out over the sea.
Back in Vieste, we headed out for the evening for a delicious meal of grey mullet, stuffed mussels and breaded anchovies. The restaurant was built into the side of a rock so it was like eating in a cave - very atmospheric.
We left Rome at 8 AM, stopping in the nearby hills to learn about the Roman Emperor Hadrian, at the ruins of his monumental villa at Tivoli. An enthusiastic traveler and builder, his lasting legacy includes his great wall across Britain, the domed Pantheon, and his stylish beard.
... trip. AND... We can't flush our toilet paper down the toilet eww. From now until Tirana it has to go in the bucket next to the bin. It's not as bad as I expected but it still takes a bit of getting use to. It was scorching hot again today so fingers crossed it stays this way for the rest of the ...
... so we have a new Captain to meet tonight. Rafael continues to be concerned about Max's health. "Can I get anything for you ma'am?" She thinks he is a sweetheart. Whilst Max read I ventured back to the blackjack tables and decided to give back my winnings of yesterday. Still good fun though. Dinner was wonderful. Tomorrow we will be in ...