Victor Country Hotel
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We arrived in Bari in southern Italy around 12pm. We wondered around for about an hour not seeing anything to interesting. I accidentally came across Bari city tours. For 10euros got a guided tour for 2 hours of the old Bari town. Great value for ...
This is not an exciting post. I had never heard of Bari, Italy, and assumed the ferries to Montenegro would go out of Brindisi, like some of the ones to Greece do. I was wrong. I learned that it the capital of Puglia, and Italy's south's largest city after Naples. But I was really only here to catch the ferry. It turned out, though, to having a fairly mudane modern commercial center, a busy port, but a kind of cool Old ...
It's our last day so we decided to make it a home day, catch up on washing and packing and emails etc . We discovered another present from Tonia and Vito on our terrazzo , a fruit platter. Some intriguing almost oval fruit full of pips had our resident internet junkie scanning for cactus fruit and we read up on all manner of ways to consume them and use them . We commonly call them prickly pears, here the translation is ...
... streets , which were a blaze of colour. Local women sitting at tables making pasta , mainly orichette , of various sizes , we watched in wonder as their fingers deftly rolled and shaped the little ears. Washing flapping from windows above their heads , their own houses too small to operate from, the streets are always used as an extension of the living space.
At 12.45 we go to our restaurant , Piazelli Garibaldi , and even then we were too early but they let us in . The interior was like a cave with vaulted ceilings and we spied a table in its own little alcove with an outside opening. We ordered another scrumptious rose and a selection of plates , a grilled cheese , an orichette with pomodoro and ;cheese and rocket , a veal scallopini , a salad, potatoes and a some ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility