Rivazzurra Residence

Address: Strada Provinciale Torre Del, Melendugno, Puglia, 73026, Italy | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Strada Provinciale Torre Del, Melendugno, is near Acaya Golf Club.
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Travel Blogs from Melendugno

A week in Lecce

A travel blog entry by margarnold on Oct 21, 2014

46 photos

... times, and only later discovered them! One example is a carved lion, on the Chapel of San Marco, a small deconsecrated church. The emblem is used as Venice's symbol too, and we searched high, but not low enough! We were looking for a grand church, but the doorway and lion are not much above head height. The most outrageously Baroque building of all is the Basilica di Sante Croce. Built between 1549 and 1689 it provided work for a huge team of stone carvers and cutters. That's ...

Giving Thanks

A travel blog entry by gianforte on Oct 14, 2014

6 comments, 11 photos

Susan and I spent the day on a walking tour of Lecce; what a gem of a city. I have included a few pictures of some of the architecture and churches. But mostly in this blog entry, however, I wanted to thank a few people for their support on this trip.

First, my dear wife who followed my navigational instructions even when they led down uncertain paths, unpaved roads, superhighways and even ...

Finishing Strong

A travel blog entry by gianforte on Oct 13, 2014

2 comments, 8 photos

... in 26 days which averages to 71.7 kilometers per day. Or for those of you that are metrically challenged, that is 1,159 miles or 44.3 miles per day.

Another significant stat, and probably more important, is that this fall marks 30 years since Susan and I first met. This trip has been a tremendous way to celebrate that ...

Return to Otranto

A travel blog entry by gianforte on Oct 12, 2014

10 photos

... refusing to convert to Islam in 1480. Their skulls are preserved behind glass in the church. The painting of the beheadings is eerily similar to the recent beheadings we have seen on TV from ISIL and is a reminder that history has a tendency to repeat itself. If interested, check out "Martyrs of Otranto" on Wikipedia.




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Taking it Easy in Southern Italy

A travel blog entry by gianforte on Oct 10, 2014

4 comments, 10 photos

... more days of riding and then will finish with two days in Lecce - known as the Florence of southern Italy. Tonight we are in Gallipoli. Our hotel is a converted palace with a roof deck overlooking the sea. Old town Gallipoli is actually an island with many beautiful churches, quiet little streets and wonderful people. We are soaking it all ...