first the disappointment, the anger, the dream of a long-awaited vacation that fades. Then the big heart of the whole country. After 10 hours of traveling, they found that the accommodation that had been paid in advance for their holiday in Puglia was not there. And then the whole country adopts them. Laura and Gianluca are a couple from Massa. Once in Uggiano (Lecce) they understand that they have been deceived.- The residents, who are aware of the accident, will all be available by word of mouth. She tells it herself, troubled and grateful, in a long Facebook message on the page "Sei di Uggiano se …". "You have a beautiful sea, but the heart more". "Everyone is called, close and distant relatives, friends, everyone – he writes." You gave us so much of that welcome and kindness that we did not think possible, in a flash you found a thousand solutions, we just had to choose ".
The two had booked an apartment online. Mthe house was fictional and the man who had made the announcement could no longer be traced phone. Then they asked for clues in the village, which led to a sincere race of generosity that welcomed them by the locals, who helped them find housing and receive them throughout the stay.
The message from the tourist on Facebook
The full text: "Hello everybody, we have come to Uggiano for a holiday these days. We were very unlucky, because they deceived us on the internet. When we arrived in Uggiano, we did not find the apartment, we paid and we were without accommodation. The person had switched off the telephone and therefore was not available. We had dinner and after 10 hours of traveling we were also very tired. We were very bad and our holiday did not start very well".
"Here – the tourist continues – now I ask you to keep a close eye on the continuation of the story, because it concerns everyone and even if it looks like a film, it is not at all while we were looking for it house in question, we stopped asking for information on the sports field and via San Vincenzo. Nobody knew anything, but he tried to know everything to be useful. Ladies have started to make local thoughts about the B & B's of the area, to find one that could still remember ours. Some gentlemen told us where to park and started walking around the country. "
"You have a beautiful sea but the heart of more"
"At each step – he says – they asked someone, who in turn asked someone, they heard the Pro Loco, some heard the brigade, and when we arrived at the square we were surrounded by many people who were there to celebrate it. no idea that many phone calls could be made. They were all mentioned: close and distant relatives, friends, everyone. You threw so much of that welcome and kindness on us that we did not think it possible. In a flash you found a thousand solutions, we just had to choose. And it is not here! You invited us for dinner, in a beautiful place, with sunny people and it was so nice. You did a beautiful show, with translation of the part in the enclosed dialect. You have apologized for things you have not come up with, to keep away from this incorrect behavior and you have given a beautiful picture, which we now take home as the most beautiful memory of the holiday! ".
"We wanted to thank everyone – he adds – for everything, even the gentlemen who collected and donated prickly pears, Totò (the monopoly of microphones) as a symbolic character of the country.Anna Maria, Roberta, Laura, Marilena and you all of them! You have a beautiful sea but the heart more ".