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Vieste's beaches are packed with Italians in mid-summer. But when we arrived we found a peaceful contrast to the hustle and bustle of Rome. Today we took a boat cruise at 9 AM along the craggy Gargano Coast, marveling at the pretty coves, hidden grottos and unusual rock formations ...
... They are very cute and very photogenic. We had a wander around taking
lots of photos and had lunch there. It was then back on the road towards the
spur of Italy and the Parco Nazionale del Gargano. This bit of Italy was
originally connected to Dalmatia (now Croatia) and is a promontory of white
limestone cliffs and ancient forests. The landscape we have driven through
today has primarily been flat farm land with acres of ...
... still unknown to American travelers. At our cliff-side hotel, we had dinner tonight, and slept in Vieste, Puglia.
Group dinner - Pea soup, cod, pasta w/shrimp, cake. Ate dinner with Tram who worked on Air Force One. Both her and Rocky (104 trips to China) work for Boeing.
We are now on board a 26 hour ferry to Athens. It is a very big ship but there is less to do on it than the Interislander. We have just been chilling out in our rooms and playing Uno up on deck with some others from our group. We aren't due to dock until 2pm tomorrow so it's going to be a ...
December 11, 2014
San Giovanni Rotondo
Eve of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe
It's appropriate that I write this blog from the home of the basilica dedicated to St. (Padre) Pio on this eve of the Feast of OLG as the basilica in Mexico City is the most visited basilica in Catholicism followed only by Padre Pio’s. To be honest, I’m not one driven by any need to visit the holiest ...