Salento al Mare
Travel Blogs from Taviano
... The drivers were a mixture of nationalities but the further east, the more impatient. No wonder the the Mesirah Island ferry off the east coast of Oman is complete chaos. Before the ramp was down the all male drivers started to manoeuvre in the tiny limited space, why? Annie
Having managed to get off the boat without someone hitting us, we drove an hour north, having a lovely roadside breakfast at ...
... very imaginative of the Italians). It is perched on the top of a hill overlooking the sea. Here we wandered at leisure around the small streets and I bought an unusual ceramic elephant to add to my collection.
Group dinner tonight in Alberobello. When it came to ordering coffee, I ordered a café latte. The waitress tried to tell me I actually wanted a cappuccino, I reiterated a 'café latte'. She didn't seem very happy about this and ...
... from the tourist information centre....
Gallopili was an island fortress, with only a bridge link to the mainland. The castle was currently not open. However, we enjoyed walking around the walls, hanging onto hat and sunglasses so as not to have them blown away, retreating to the narrow streets when we needed a breather.
Continued along the coastal road towards Taranto. ...
... cruisers. To Pauls delight, found a pizzeria with a sheltered verandah for dinner.
Breakfast was supplemented by strawberries from a shop up the road. Local and sweet, they didn't even last till we reached the waterfall!
An old roman waterfall, waterless, was on the eastern side of the harbour. It commenced from the top of the small plateau, which boasted a cathedral ...
... journey. Straight after, we got our butts in gear and out into LECCE we went. As I said, it's quite a small place, and Marco even mapped out the town with places and directions to go. Very helpful guy! In LECCE we saw some outstanding architectural churches and buildings. It really has a Tuscan vibe combined with its own vibes. The old town is delightful and in the evening it's even more beautiful. We spent the day walking around most of the ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed