Blogs from Massafra, Apulia, Italy, Europe


Europe » Italy » Apulia » Massafra April 19th 2013

Gelato flavour of the day - missed out again but that might be good for the waistline We keep pinching ourselves as the day has started out fine and sunny again and we just hope that it keeps up for us as it is making travel that much more pleasureable. We had a good nights sleep and although the apartment was close to the SS106 the traffic volumes in the night must have been light as it didn't disturb us. With the sun on the terrace we moved our table outside and enjoyed breakfast including a boiled egg each,something we have managed to date having done with scrambled egg usually made in the microwave.We didn't have any egg cups so fashioned 'cups'from toilet paper and it worked a treat and we didn't burn our hands while ... read more
Unusual rock on the beach at lunch stop
The castle tower brom the beach

Europe » Italy » Apulia » Massafra September 25th 2012

Geo: 40.5919, 17.1153 We got up on Saturday morning and left Taormina, heading back to Messina and a ferry to the mainland. Bonney took us right up to the boat ramp! We drove along the coast for most of the day and didn't take very many pictures. So far, we are over 1300 pictures. We drove to Borgia to find our hotel. We had to stop and call them because Bonney couldn't find the street the hotel was on. We finally got the info we needed and headed up to our hotel. Wow, it was a beautiful place. They do alot of weddings there. It was in the middle of a large olive grove. A very quaint old building with modern interiors. We took a small nap, walked around the olive trees and then had dinner ... read more
Caves in Massafra.
Staircase at Santuario Madona della Scala
Caves at Matera

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