Doubletree by Hilton Acaya Golf Resort-Lecce
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- Swimming pool
- Continental Breakfast
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We had an easy trip from Patras to Brindisi, sailing time 17 hours. We chose not to take a cabin, an just as well we didn't. Most of the ship was full of trucks and drivers and the cabins were shared cabins!
The rest of the public areas were quiet and we were able to find flat couches each in a alcove. We took food on board, just as well as the stuff in the café ...
Our last day in Italy......for a while!
Today we're off to Brindisi and decide to travel via Lecce which we have learned is another fabulous old town......and it is!
Later we arrive, eventually, at our hotel after another period of searching as it's situated on a road that is not open to traffic......eventually we park the car ...
... there they met 3 Rotarians and 1 Lion from Wales and Australia. They had some good conversations and swapped cards, and will probably get together again before the end of the cruise.
Because of the extremely hot temperatures we've experienced, the interior of the ship has been maintained at a very cool temperature, and today after sitting around with wet hair, I was really cold. I told Philip we needed to go ...
... castle, which is being extensively restored, and which houses a museum of papier mache. We then drove to Roca Vecchia on the coast, stopping at a beach on the way to watch kite surfers and eat our sandwich. Here we found yet another archaeological site right by the sea which has been excavated to reveal human settlement there in the Italian Bronze Age (2nd millenium BC) along with evidence of Iron Age ...
... Santa Croce, a building more Baroque than any other, its facade described as 'a decorative waterfall, a fantasy that becomes delirium', full of eagles, monkeys, dragons, the saints, the Turks, twisted columns, flora, fruit, ribbons, cherubs etc. It is being renovated so had some scaffolding, but still very impressive. By this time we were Baroqued out, so decided to return tomorrow.