- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... drive into the forest of Umbra for a picnic.
We drove for about an hour along more of the narrow, winding mountain roads that lead to the state forest. Arriving at the center of the park we found most of the park trails closed (duh...it is October) so we continued on the state forest road and decided to skip the picnic. It took another couple of hours to return to our hotel in Mattinata. Not ...
... not so much at our stop in Vieste. We took a short stroll around the town but we were not feeling the vibe so we left for our overnight stop in Mattinata. The town of Mattinata sits on the Southern coastline of the spur with Bari and the Southeast coastline visible in the distance.
Residence Il Porto where we are staying has commanding views of the sea ...
First we went to Mass celebrated by Fr. Parker at the Shrine of Padre Pio in the chapel. There was a St. Michael the Archangel painting there. This is where Padre Pio often said Mass and heard confessions. Then we ate breakfast at our hotel and went back up the hill to tour the Padre Pio museum and shrine. We toured the Church of Our Lady of Grace. This is a newer church but was built while Padre Pio was still alive. That is where ...
Today we woke up and had Mass at 6:30am on top of the roof of the hotel. In the background is the dome of St. Peter's Basilica. Then we went downstairs and had breakfast. Next we got on a bus for 5 hours. On the bus we slept, talked, and prayed the rosary and chaplet. Also, we had a flat tire and we had to pull over and fix it. Then we got back on the road and we ...
... to eat. We chose a seafood antipasti to share with a tomato salad (just tomatoes) – the lady looked astonished that we didn't want spaghetti and that we only wanted one dish between us. It was, in fact, very nice – octopus, clams and a white fish. We sat about in the afternoon and then had fish again for supper. We chatted briefly to an American couple who are here for next week's Swim Trek, all the others having left today.