Travel Blogs from Chieti
... through it. Especially with different bells ringing every 15 - 30 minutes!.
Jackie & Brendan are still sick, so we have another quiet day at home. We have to get ready for our long travel day up the Adriatic Coast to Venice. It is the middle weekend for the Italian 2 week vacation; some are ending this weekend and some are beginning, so everyone will be in the road! :(
Tonight, Mary Beth, Alyssa and ...
... be following an old aqueduct, but could not find any information about it and we discovered an interesting and colorful caterpillar.
On our way there, we got lost a little before we found the autostrada and then we had some trouble finding the trailhead, even though we had the Garmin and my iPad!
There really aren't any signs to tell you that you are in the national park and there are still towns and commercialism along ...
It takes us awhile to get out if the house with the kids, so today we are heading for a hike and maybe the beach.
Amazingly, we found the park relatively easily. It's Monday, and the park seems deserted. Where are all the vacationing Italian families???
The signs are very cool with hand-drawn pictures that tell kids what they can and can't do. All of the information signs along the path talk about each local animal and each animal has a name. ...
We have now been here 7 days! Where has the time gone?
It's Sunday, so we start hearing the church bells at 7. By 8, everyone is awake. We have 4 Catholic Churches in our neighborhood and there are 20 in Lanciano! There is a church that we can practically touch from pour window. I think their bells ring about every 15 min. on Sun. morning! This morning, it's looked like something special, like a wedding, was happening. It's interesting trying ...
... is interesting - we are on a narrow, hill, one way street. We have been advised to put a couple of dead plants out in from of our apt. to save our parking space. So, we did this text when we left, but apparently we did not leave enough space for Mary Beth to park our van! Fortunately, she was able to find another space not too far from our apt.
Because there is a big children's festival tonight, we have a rest and dinner ...
Other places to stay in Chieti
Viale Alcione 188, Chieti | 3 star hotelfrom $108
Viale Abruzzo, 372, Chieti | 3 star hotelfrom $81
Via Padre Alessandro Valignani 219, Chieti | 4 star hotelfrom $93
Via Asinio Herio, 20, Chieti | Hotelfrom $73
Via Colle Dell Ara 5, Chieti | Hotelfrom $73
Via S. Francesco D'Assisi 8/10, Chieti | 3 star hotelfrom $101
Via Erasmo Piaggio, Chieti | 4 star hotelfrom $84