La Buona Forchetta - Sant' Anna
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... it was just a Sunday Festival. After touring the castle and taking pictures we headed to the grotto/ cave of Saint Michele which was our planned destination. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanctua ry_of_Monte_Sant%27Angelo)
We came to the entry gate and also to the realization that we wouldn't be seeing the grotto. It was utter chaos! We roamed the village a bit longer then headed back to the car ...
... not so much at our stop in Vieste. We took a short stroll around the town but we were not feeling the vibe so we left for our overnight stop in Mattinata. The town of Mattinata sits on the Southern coastline of the spur with Bari and the Southeast coastline visible in the distance.
Residence Il Porto where we are staying has commanding views of the sea ...
First we went to Mass celebrated by Fr. Parker at the Shrine of Padre Pio in the chapel. There was a St. Michael the Archangel painting there. This is where Padre Pio often said Mass and heard confessions. Then we ate breakfast at our hotel and went back up the hill to tour the Padre Pio museum and shrine. We toured the Church of Our Lady of Grace. This is a newer church but was built while Padre Pio was still alive. That is where ...
Today we woke up and had Mass at 6:30am on top of the roof of the hotel. In the background is the dome of St. Peter's Basilica. Then we went downstairs and had breakfast. Next we got on a bus for 5 hours. On the bus we slept, talked, and prayed the rosary and chaplet. Also, we had a flat tire and we had to pull over and fix it. Then we got back on the road and we ...
After another hearty breakfast we went down to the harbour and took the ferry across to San Nicola island, a 5 minute trip. The island is smaller and is dominated by a large castle and the vegetation is completely different, having no trees - just scrub. The only way to get to the other end of the island is up through the small village and the castle. There have been humans living on the islands since about 700BC, and the castle ...