Baia dei Faraglioni Beach Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Lots to report today. We had one of our best rides yet along the coast from Peschici to Manttinata through Gargano Park. Lots of rolling hills, little traffic and beautiful vistas. Between Manttinata and Manfredonia, our final destination for the day, there only two routes. One is a 2 km tunnel, closed to bikes, and the other is a mountainous road with many switchbacks. Unfortunately the local police had closed the road for a car race. We used ...
This morning got off to a rocky start. We took a "shortcut" which looked extremely promising on the map, however, the dirt road gradually turned into a two track and then a sand path through a swamp which was infested with most of the world's mosquitoes. Who knew mosquitoes loved Italy too? Eventually we pushed the bikes through the soft sand for about a kilometer while fighting off and ingesting the mosquitoes ...
... the Norwegian fleet. I love that name! :D Our room is great! It is larger than our hotel room in Barcelona. Our room is on the very front corner (Forward) on the right side (starboard), cabin #8000. The only negative is that my bed is the top bunk. It reminds me of when I was 8 years old, when I shared bunk beds with Toni. It was fun back then, 50 years later, not so fun. The guy that cleans our room each morning turns the beds each evening and ...
... build a wall to keep them out". Anyway he built this little getaway outside Rome so he had a place to relax when he wasn't busy conquering more peoples and taking more loot. This place was built in the 2nd century AD and it is hard to fathom how they were able to construct such a place. It includes pools, fountains, baths, dining halls, servants' quarters (about a 100 of them), the emperor's living quarters 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)