Travel Blogs from Giurdignano
... a spare table, which doesn’t happen very often. So we asked if we could share a table with another older English couple. It was the same nice experience – a few stories, a few laughs.
We enjoyed the show last Friday night and the same production company is doing another tonight. This one is based on English movies such as some of the James Bond series, Bridget Jones’ Diary, Oliver et al.
... 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 ...
... technique used in Lecce, a small figurine can take 25 days to make. I found a fabulous shop (not a tourist shop) with really interesting papier mache figurines. I would have like to buy one but in true Italian style, the shop was closed for siesta. Everything closing for 2 to 3 hours in the middle of the day is a pain in the **** when you are only visiting a city/town for the day. This doesn't happen in the big cities (Rome, Venice etc) but Lecce ...
... 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. ...
... habit of shutting for several hours in the middle of the day was blatantly obvious, with only a few scattered tourists on the streets. Fortunately I'd located the old mercado before this happened, so were able to enjoy some local fruit as we wandered.
From Lecce, out to the coast again. Driving south the scenery was impressive, reminisent of the west coast of Ireland, mists and ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed