Tag: Vacation

The French Riviera in High Season – WOW

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        When my sister told me she was going to be doing an intensive class in Nice, France during July, I shook my head.  The French Riviera in High Season is not necessarily my idea of a cool place to be.  And it wasn’t cool – it was very, very hot. But […]

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The Final Days of Our Summer 2013 Trip to Europe

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        *Read PART 1, PART 2,  PART 3, Part 4 and Part 5 After leaving Puglia, we headed for the Abruzzi town of Giulianova – not picked with any particular reason , it was just convenient.  We got there early enough to enjoy a couple of hours on the beach. We then […]

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Week 2 : The Salento

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        *Read PART 1, PART 2,  PART 3 and Part 4 Puglia is divided into different distinctive areas, the Gargano peninsula to the North, the Murge below that, the Valle d’Itria in the middle and the Salento way down South.  Our destination was for the second week was near Otranto, a small […]

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Matera – September 2013 (Part 4)

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        Be sure to read PART 1, PART 2, and PART 3 of my vacation journal before continuing… After a wonderful time in Valle d’Itria, it was on to Matera. Although it’s not in Puglia, but in Basilicate, Matera is nevertheless quite close to Puglia and it’s a shame to miss it […]

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Southern Italy – September 2013 (Part 3)

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        Read part one of my vacation journal HERE and part two HERE Part 3: Adventures in Trani, Andria, Alberobello, Martina Franca…. Peter and I had a special day planned, which included a lunch to celebrate our anniversary (a month late but who cares!).  Our first stop was in Trani, also known […]

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