B&B La Porta d'Oriente
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... take us along narrow winding streets, following dodgy maps with street names changing in dog's leg turns, a curving via, a narrow vico, a dead end corte, and the occasional more substantial viale or piazza to help you find your bearings again. Every time we go out, we are lost and then found again, though we do now have a quick and reliable route to a couple of central spots, which makes it easier to re-find yourself. The Lecce Italian Tourist Guide lists 40 ...
... Austria, call Christian.
Third, thanks to our friends Dario and Giuseppe at Siciclando Bike tours. They kindly assisted us on this trip with free advice and encouragement. If you ever want to do a bike trip in Italy, call these guys. One tip proved most valuable. They recommended that we use Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires. Wow! We rode over unpaved roads, glass, cobblestones for 1,800 ...
... In Montana, we have very impersonal crosses to mark the death of an individual. These Italian memorials often have pictures (in this case both a baby picture and an adult picture of the deceased), making them much more personal. Giovanni was 36 when he died.
For the statisticians in the audience, in total we covered ...
... palace with just nine rooms and is located inside the old fortified citadel. We finished the day with a wonderful seafood dinner.
But our return to Otranto brings other more somber reflections. Otranto is also home to a vast cathedral, consecrated in 1088, which houses a memorial to 813 Christian men beheaded by the ...
After 24 days of pedaling, fueled mostly by gelato, pasta and seafood, we completed our southward journey. Today we reached Santa Maria di Leuca, which is the southern tip of the Salento peninsula. We celebrated with a swim in the sea followed by a bottle of prosecco and, you guessed it, more seafood. We saw more bikers today than we have in in some time. In particular, we saw a half a ...