Travel Blogs from Santa Margherita di Pula
... clients of the place. We tried this new approach, offering to book a room just to store our bags(can you see how desperate we were getting?), but the girl at reception refused to charge us the 100 euro fee. At least she was not that greedy.This, however, gave us an idea. and we returned to hotel #1, and the super-nice guy, with the same proposition. It worked, and even better than we could've hoped! He felt SORRY for us, and said he ...
... much of the main Villa, including uncovering 3,500 square metres of highly detailed mosaic flooring.
We headed home after this, having covered over 600km and at least 3 naps for the day.
Dinner was at a restaurant on the Giardini Naxos waterfront called La Lampara. The pizza was called a ‘Rustica’, but was the same as ...
Saturday 23rd August
Hello from Palermo, Sicily
Made famous by the Godfather movies and as we walked off the ship we were confronted by a smooth talking taxi driver who said "sir I can do you a good deal", how could I say no, I might be sleeping with the fishes if I did.
We actually did get a pretty good deal, for €90 the driver who could speak a bit of English drove us to the major attractions around town. First ...
August 10, 2014
Taormina, Sicily, Italy
We awakened at 6 AM and rushed to the upper observation deck with a cup of tea in hand to watch us sail through the Straits of Messina. We had already passed but to our port side was Sicily and Mount Etna was straight ahead. The view was stunning. This is the second largest volcano in Europe and has been activity for a number a years. Susan must have taken 50 shots of the volcano. What a beautiful way to ...
This morning we left Ragusa after a buffet breakfast and headed to the town of Caltagirone. We boarded a small tourist train which took us into some lovely gardens and then up to the town. This town is well known for its ceramics which they export all over the world. Those who were fit enough climbed the 170 steps to get a wonderful view from the top. These steps had gorgeous ceramic edges to them. They celebrate St Peter and St Paul's day each year. Part ...
Other places to stay in Santa Margherita di Pula
Strada Statale 195 Km 33,800 (Localita S. Margherita), Santa Margherita di Pula | 4 star hotelfrom $178
Loc. Forte Village, Santa Margherita di Pula | 5 star hotelfrom $1,022
S.S. 195 km 37.4, Santa Margherita di Pula | 4 star hotelfrom $289
S.S. 195 Km 33, Santa Margherita di Pula | 4 star hotelfrom $187
SS 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