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Feb 2, 2015 - Papa Pio & Gorgona

A cold night but a sunny start to the day & the showers were nice & hot at this camp. We headed up into the mountains to visit a couple of interesting sounding religious sites. The first was at San Giovanni Rotondo where “PADRE PIO THE SAINT OF THE GARGANO" is remembered. Padre Pio, was a humble and pious Capuchin priest ‘blessed’ with the stigmata and a legendary ability to heal the sick. Pio (1887–1968) was canonised in 2002. The ailing Capuchin priest arrived in San Giovanni Rotondo, then a tiny isolated medieval village, in 1916. As...

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Sep 20, 2011 - At last the sea

We are now at the wonderful Gagnano National Park and Tremiti Islands. We had booked the most wonderful place for 6 days, in amongst the olive groves overlooking Peschici. We are fed breakfast and dinner which are both amazing. The antipasti table before dinner has at least 30 choices of marinated vegetables, seafood, etc etc. Then its prima of pasta and secondo of meat. We have started skipping one course as its too much food. Beer, Wine, Lemoncello and coffee are all included. There is a fab pool which means we keep up our daily...

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