Travel Blogs from Santa Margherita di Pula
... We drove into the town which is not easy given the streets and hill slopes. We find a park easily and with in about 500m where we wanted to be.
We found Gayle cellphone GB had been totally consumed and went to find out what the story was. We walked out refreshed and Stephen was able to double up with a SIM for a very reasonable price. ...
... of which we saw before having a car. Figured we would find similar items in our travels, but no luck in Caltagirone. Guess that's kinda what "unique" means.
Our day ended in Piazza Armerina, a mid-sized city near tomorrow's main destination, Villa Romana del Casale. Piazza Armerina has a small medieval hilltop center that was interesting to wander in the evening. We had dinner at a place recommended by ...
... favourites was the floor in the gymnasium where there were several mosaics of women wearing 'bikinis' and each one playing a different sport, including discus, ball games and weights. The final wonderful example of ancient buildings was the Valley of the Temples, where a series of temples dating from the ancient Geeks were built along a ridge ...
... with three legs in a triangle arrangement above her head. It was used as an intimidation device against would-be attackers and is still a creepy symbol to this day. We saw where mussels are farmed before we stopped for a coffee and cannoli – we’re really in the south of Italy now – though just quietly, I reckon I could make better cannoli.
We then drove to the tourist town of Toarmina. This ancient ...
Same berth as last year. Had great bacon and egg breakfast and went for walk then slept in arvo. Diff people at hotel but looked same. Happy hour for yachties at Las Vegas bar near bike shop. Was like a reunion party. Mostly poms but all with an interesting story to tell. The Germans and French had their own little group inside. The good pizza shops were closed for the weekend for a religious festival so we had pizza around the corner- not so ...
Other places to stay in Santa Margherita di Pula
800 (Localita S. Margherita) Strada Statale 195 33, Santa Margherita di Pula | 4 star hotelfrom $178
Localita Presso Hotel Forte Village SNC, Santa Margherita di Pula | 5 star hotelfrom $1,022
S.S. 195 km 37.400, Santa Margherita di Pula | 4 star hotelfrom $289
S.S. 195 Km 33, Santa Margherita di Pula | 4 star hotelfrom $187
Strada Statale 195 Km 33.400, Santa Margherita di Pula | 3 star hotelfrom $134
S. Margherita di Pula, Km. 40, Santa Margherita di Pula | 4 star hotelfrom $129