Travel Blogs from Vieste
... we got back on the bus and drove through the snow capped Apennines on our way to Vieste. Vieste is a seaside resort on the Adriatic coast that is a favorite holiday retreat of the Italians and Germans but little known to most Americans. We stayed in the old town in a cliff side hotel which was unexpectedly modern and beautiful. There are many narrow streets of about 8 feet wide and many other dwellings and ...
... selling and completely renovated "pretty" Truli houses.
Puglia, like Sicily has a lot to offer. History, architecture and miles and miles of sandy beaches on its eastern coast. Yesterday, I spent hours diving, swimming and retrieving sticks from the Adriatic. I'll whisper it quietly, lest Signor e Signora hear - I think I've benefitted more than anyone from this trip, I feel 5 or 6 years younger.
Fino alla prossima volta,
Bruno (Il Cane)
Day 7: San Giovanni Rotondo - Monte Sant’ Angel (*View incorrupt body of Padre Pio)
After celebrating Mass at the tomb of Padre Pio, we tour the
sanctuary, see the old church and the crucifix from which he received
the stigmata in 1918. You will see the confessional where Padre Pio
spent innumerable hours with a ...
... we decided to walk around the top of the wall which was really worthwhile and you could see so much of the town within the walls which has been so well preserved and of the town and coast beyond. I kept looking for the clover shaped windows I remembered as a kid and finally found them at the end and they were the sides of a ...
... and filled with corn and other field crops. Everywhere we looked we saw wind turbines - hundreds and hundreds of wind turbines. We reached Foggia by 11 am and stopped at the Saturday market to buy fresh fruit and olives. Restocked, we set off for the southern shore of the Gargano.
Our plan was to travel counter-clockwise around the Gargano peninsula following the road that hugs the coast. We bypassed ...
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- Swimming pool