Travel Blogs from Serrano
... established we went off to town to wander around the magnificent old town and eventually have diner. How do the Italians turn a simple few ingredients into a marvellous meal? My pasta was to die for, eat much more and I probably will.... The old town is unbelievably beautiful, every street a potential postcard picture. I suspect we are going to see more in the next few weeks. Tomorrow we will be in Sicily.
... of the old city at the gate to the city. However, when the map was installed, it was discovered the map dated from the late 19th century. So the square built by Mussolini in 1939 (the main square) was not on the map. But in true Italian style (the guide's words, not mine), they decided to leave the out-dated map in place.
On our way back to Alberobello, we took a detour to visit Ostuni - called the 'white city' due to its ...
... majority of the towns, there was barely a hotel open. Many of the hotels obviously hadn't been open for a while, inspite of their advertising along the road. Where there was the odd hotel open, the town struggled to have an eatery that might be open in the evening.
While not getting desperate, were quite relieved when we discovered Hotel dei Bizantini, just outside Campo dei Messapi.
Into Lecce in inclement weather....out with the trusty umbrella. Needed an ATM urgently, as our 50 sontimes was insufficient for the parking attendant, who wanted payment in advance! Once that detail had been taken care of, repaired to a suitable cafe for coffee, chosen for the incredible looking bruschetta that other patrons were eating. A good choice. Thus fortified, headed out to view ...
... popping into odd shops and taking them sweet pictures. The Theatres in the city are incredible and are mainly ruined amphitheatres. It was great afternoon adventure and we got an idea of where we wanted eat tonight for some aperitivo. Also, KARAOKE WAS ON TONIGHT!!! Ain't no way saying no to that! We headed back to the B&B to refresh and chill - well Manu slept and this was prime time for us guys to start putting her birthday treats together. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking