Tag Archives: Puglia Beaches

Our Own King Canute

I reported some time ago that Puglia alongside many other regions this year has had a drop in tourists. June and July are now officially 30% lower in visitor numbers than last year and the spend and duration of stay … Continue reading

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Hey Ho

According to the Urban Dictionary hey ho is an expression used when things don’t go according to plan. It goes on to say that saying it somehow dispels the feeling of disappointment . Today was billed the hottest day of … Continue reading

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Andiamo al Mare

We head off to the seaside. Conscious that anticyclone the one eyed Cyclopes is now to end after they, only yesterday, confidently predicted it’s staying power and that rain returns on Saturday. The route takes us through Cisternino which weirdly … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Lollipops

Puglia went to the seaside yesterday according to the newspaper this morning. After the  “disappointing” May ( their word not mine. Mine would have been a tad stronger) Summer arrived and off they all went. Despite the wind most ventured … Continue reading

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Orata tat tat

To the beach today to make the best of the weather which looks like finishing on Wednesday morning as rain sweeps in for the rest of the week. Whilst not as busy as August there were good crowds on the … Continue reading

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Pedalo

One of my earliest holiday memories is the boating lake on the front at Exemouth in Devon. There during the summer holidays on normally windy, chilly days I went to sea  in command of a small bath like boat with … Continue reading

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Umbrella Mice and Budgie Smugglers

Hottest day of the year 41C ( 105F) but the heatwave is not expected to last past tomorrow when we return to normal summer days. Still we were on a mercy food drop this morning down to the beach. A … Continue reading

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