Travel Blogs from Salve
From a distance, either north or south, Gallipoli was a strikingly white town out in the blue of the Mediterranean. Absolutely spectacular.
TT struggled with taking us to the information centre. Miles out. It also wasn't where the town map indicated, LP, and, in fact, was hidden away down a narrow street in the middle of the town. It was indicated accurately in the tourist brochure that ...
... Discovered the hard way, of course, that in times past, the walls of churches/basilicas and even cathedrals were used as supporting walls for other buildings. Thought we'd walk around the outside of the church to the other piazza.......15min later ! Not that I minded looking in all the shop windows, the leather shoes and bags were a delight to behold. Whilst an interesting walled ...
... picturesque water hazards. There are also dry stone fences that are typical of the countryside throughout the Salento region of Puglia. Having paid the euro for the round, club hire and cart, we had 30 minutes until tee off so we had a quiet coffee (and Peroni for me) in the Acaya clubhouse equivalent of the Ryde-Parramatta's verandah. Bob, Joel, Steve, Joe, John, Dan, Damien, Denis and others will relate to this! And then to the ...
... with George C on Lago Como (or so Signora hopes!!)
After that who knows but our final destination before the chunnel will be Brugge rather than Calais.
La Dolce Vita
The weather has settled down. Fresh in the morning, warming with bright sun during the day, cooler but getting lighter at night.
We all feel good. With the croissants of the Aloha Bar in Avola behind me, I'm back to my athletic, fighting fit self. The same could ...
... that the poor old lad had problems with "polyps" and a chest infection. The medication provided by Avola Ospedale, unfortunately, had no affect whatsoever.
Signor has never been averse to sailing close to the wind. He decided he had had enough. "On your head be it" said Signora! But, Signor, with his usual creative skill, forged a British prescription for the medication he had had before (a particular steroid) and presented it to the local ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service