Albergo 2 Pini
Travel Blogs from Rodi Garganico
... The waves made a loud bang when they hit the ship. It sounded like thunder. Fortunately, I didn't get sick and slept well. However, Toni got sea sick. Another fun event on the ship is when we come into a port and dock and again when we leave a port. Most passengers, that have a balcony, come out and those that don't go up on the top floors to watch this event. If there is another ship at the port all the passengers wave to one another. It is dorky but ...
... on the cliffs. We were entertained at the hotel by a pasta making demonstration before our lunch. Very entertaining and delicious. We predict that a high carb diet is the way to go and will be studying the benefits on our return to the states. The rest of the day we explored an old church and the towns streets and shops before gathering with our group for complimentary drinks and appetizers provided by the ...
... records were destroyed in a fire, and the other man said those records were at San Severo (their native town). We have found confusing information given to us like this during our entire sojourn thus far. We don't know if it is a translation problem, or they just guess a lot!
We were planning to travel to San Severo anyway to take a look. We were hungry by the time we arrived, and there were no ...
Sweetness and Light (trulli, madly, deeply!!!!).
Back in harmony, the three of us visit Cisternino and Locorotondo and pass many Trulli houses. Cylindrical stone whitewashed structures with conical stone clad roofs built by peasants, encouraged by landowners who avoided paying tax since they were deemed moveable structures. Many are now gentrified and included in modern villas with mixed success. We manage to avoid the tourist magnet that is Alberobello, all gift ...
... grotto, seeking the
protection of St Michael. Following lunch, take in the panoramic view
of the ocean and the surrounding countryside awaits you at this most
celebrated shrine of early Christianity, a shrine consecrated by St
Michael himself in 490. Return to San Giovanni for devotions,
reflection, and a restful ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility