Sierra Silvana Hotel
Travel Blogs from Selva di Fasano
wandering back to the car after dinner we came across the concert. Crowd karaoke and some very questionable salsa dancing , but a lovely scene with the locals out in force and obviously enjoying themselves.
tomasina had gone on strike so we had to make our way home without GPS but by now it almost seems familiar , a slightly tricky bit at a premature exit but we made it home safely. Buona notte.
... which Martina Franca is famous for . its pork marinated in wine and flavoured with herbs and then smoked. . We voted it our second fav meal to date . The owners were very charming and offered us limoncello to finish. ;A meander back through the old city to the car and home for siesta, with a spell in the pool. We had every intention of heading out for dinner but we are feeling so relaxed we've decided on a night in at our villa ...
... After parking the car we have to walk down to the old city , and then wend our way back up to the famous church , and great views. In a few days time it's the city's protector Saint Oronzos big day so all the extra lights are in position.
The houses are all covered in lime wash. It's a maze of narrow streets , stairs , balconies and ancient doorways. Below the views are over ancient olive groves and ...
... from a small village where even the guide and her GPS had become lost , it was home to sample a few of the days purchases including fresh figs wrapped in a finely shaved and cured meat, and some of the most delicious red wine , a Negromana , followed by a very delicious hazelnut liqueur.
Dionne has decided we all need Italian names , so from here on tony is Toto , jean is Gina , and I'm raquelli.
Collected our beast from Bari , couldn't get our gps to work , found a lovely restaurant by the sea for a shrimp ravioli, then back to airport to collect Tony and off to our villa . Hadn't programmed Tom Tom correctly so it kept telling me to do a U turn and head in opposite direction. not used to taking orders from a GPS I ignored the running commentary and headed south.
Puglia is long and thin with the Adriatic on one ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service