Travel Blogs from San Giovanni Rotondo
... 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 ...
... and we were invited to lunch at his home with family and friends. There was about 25 people and were privileged to experience a wonderful Italian meal. Everyone who came brought a plate of local food. The food and wine were spectacular. Although I could not understand a lot that was being said they Included you in their conversation. ...
... records were destroyed in a fire, and the other man said those records were at San Severo (their native town). We have found confusing information given to us like this during our entire sojourn thus far. We don't know if it is a translation problem, or they just guess a lot!
We were planning to travel to San Severo anyway to take a look. We were hungry by the time we arrived, and there were no ...
... for Sunday lunch.
Whilst the four courses, including sweet, were wonderful but petite, Signor was rather puzzled that others seemed to be enjoying a game stew (a speciality of the region).
Whose fault this was, I wouldn't like to say, whether the €39 didn't cover the game stew, who knows but Signor took umbrage and snow fell throughout the night.
The Moral Maze.
I have to report that it does not happen often, in fact it is a very ...
... grotto, seeking the
protection of St Michael. Following lunch, take in the panoramic view
of the ocean and the surrounding countryside awaits you at this most
celebrated shrine of early Christianity, a shrine consecrated by St
Michael himself in 490. Return to San Giovanni for devotions,
reflection, and a restful ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking