Blog archives for October, 2014

Archive for October, 2014

Polignano a Mare and Monopoli

Friday, October 31st, 2014

The next morning I took a bus to the Bari airport. I had asked for Economy or Mini  sized car but they were out so gave me what seemed to me a big car at the same price. Frankly smaller is often better in Italy since the streets in old towns are pretty narrow. In any case […]

Puglia – first stop Bari

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

After our stay in Guilianova we took the train to Bari. We decided to spend the night in a hotel not far from the train station rather than make the trek with a large (and heavy) suitcase to the airport to pick up the rental car. This turned out to be a good idea and […]

Troubles in Italy

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

  It all started in Chioggio. I had gone there last year and returned for a day trip with the lovely K this year. It was a week day way out of tourist season so when we arrived in the town there were parking spaces everywhere. I saw no signs indicating that we must pay […]


Monday, October 27th, 2014

  We were so impressed with Teramo that we went back for another day trip. I have never heard of it but it is quite old complete with ruins of a Roman amphitheater and another set of ruins that are being excavated with the help of a professor from Modesto California no less. We had […]