Salento al Mare
Travel Blogs from Taviano
... left one city and wake up in another is terribly convenient!!!!!!! No travel hassles. Don't have to find dinner, make your bed yada, yada, yada!
There have been lots of little memorable things too - like the different 'animal' towels that are left when housekeeping turn down your bed every night and the staff in our chosen restaurant doing a nightly dance on the tables or watching the giant red fireball sinking behind the horizon each ...
... by the Romans in the third century , this previous city was buried and over time the present city constructed above. It was only discovered in 1938 , but it was only possible to excavate about on third due to stability issues. Today they hold concerts here.
Another local tradition is paper mache, it is cheaper to make and lighter to carry , so very popular for the religious icons and statues used in ceremony , but has developed ...
... Christianity. All refused and were killed. Over time their bones and skulls have been collected and have been housed in large glass cases in the cathedral. Due to the high humidity on the day we visited the wooden shutters were all open and the bones of the martyrs on display. It was only earlier this year that the new pope finally recognised them as true martyrs.
Another amazing feature of this church ...
... br> After lunch we went back to our apartment for the usual siesta. I could get used to this! Actually we spent the time doing our laundry at a nearby laundromat. We went back at 5:00 to begin preparing dinner. There were 4 other people who were coming that evening for a week long class and we would be preparing their welcoming dinner.
For dinner we made 2 more types of pasta, ...
We left Matera and began driving towards a winery in Manduria, Italy. Our trip would not have been complete without Tom getting pulled over by a policeman with a big red paddle as we were leaving the Autostrade toll booth. This happened another trip as well. The police like to pull over rental cars and check to be sure that the driver has an international drivers license. If not, there is an automatic ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed