San Martin Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Bari is a port town just above the heel of the boot of Italy. We arrived right on schedule (2:20 PM) and took a cab to our next AirBnB in the old city. When I say old I mean old. This little area of the original Bari is a maze of tiny streets and alley ways and dates back hundreds of years. The area is pedestrian only area so we got to haul all our luggage ...
... which is a speciality of this area, Puglia. In the afternoon we went for another walk through some of the city, which is mostly lined with shops selling clothes and shoes, of course looking very chic, from the designer wear of Prada and Armani to the more affordable stores H & M and Zara. I only bought a pair of socks! Oh, and then a gelati. The other main attraction here is the Castello, or castle, which has layers of history still being discovered. It was ...
... by itself. Has told me if I want packed lunches to take on tours he will organise food for me. Feeling very "special" these days!
Docked at Bari in Italy today. Lots of fisherman on the wharf set up in stalls selling their fresh fish. Quiet around town being a Sunday. Back on ship now and Merv is watching rugby in the sports bar.
Looking forward to going to Katakolon ...
Before we left this morning we walked round the garden. We know that the present owner has had it for 13 years, but we think that before that it must have been a tropical garden of some kind, as there are some very old plants, and he must have taken it over and restored it. It is lovely and very unexpected. Our bill for the B&B and the 7 dish dinner and the privilege of seeing the garden ...
... so we went for a very refreshing dip. When we got back to the hotel we asked if we could have something to eat, so Ornella, our hostess, provided us with a spaghetti bolognese, which was far too big, but tasty. At 3.00 we wheeled our case over to the heliport for our flight back to Foggia. This time we were in a 15 seater, but think we were lucky to get on as the captain said that we should have been booked on the 5.30 flight, ...