Travel Blogs from Vieste
We traveled all the way across Italy to the eastern Adriatic coast to the town of Vieste on Wednesday. On the way we stopped to see Hadrian's Villa just outside of Rome near Tivoli. If you recall Hadrian was the dude who built the Pantheon and the wall across the northern edge of the Roman Empire in England to protect the Romans from invading Celts. This is the origin of the old expression that "if you can't beat ...
... 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 ...
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 ...
... It overlooked the olive groves and the nearby Lago di Varno. After check-in, we sat on our veranda, sipped wine and watched the sunset on another lovely day. Later we went to the hotel's restaurant, where we had a lovely dinner.
Tomorrow we begin our last full week of vacation, as we zip up the coast toward Venice. It will take us two days to complete the drive. Who knows what adventures we will find along the ...
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed