Antica Masseria Rottacapozza
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Fast sail all the way over to Otranto and even had the fun of Dolphins playing at the helm. Busy shipping lanes overnight kept us all on our toes and Eric plenty of time to practise his lights. Winds were so favourable we headed on South to M.Saint Di Leuca still arriving by 3pm in time for a cocktail on shore before getting Ellis already for next early departure ...
... of it was roped off, so I couldn't see all of it, but what I could was amazing. Stepping outside, we realized that the bases of the columns were incredibly pockmarked. Apparently they used sandstone construction here when they were building this city many hundreds of years ago, and the rain has done its work. Although this was the most extreme example of it we saw, looking elsewhere in the city, you can see obvious erosion on the sides of buildings. We arrived back at ...
... more hilly, coastal riding tomorrow. Not to worry, we’ll be back to gelato tomorrow (and check back to this entry for pictures as well)! - Chris P.S. Check out today's ride video (courtesy of Tim) on youtube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1g9JuLPhKM (Note: copy and paste (or type) the link above into your internet browser (Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc). Hit enter and when the page loads, click on the play button below the video image if it doesn't automatically start ...
... those trulli we had been seeing. As with the first two days, we again had gorgeous weather. It has been sunny and about 75 to 80 each day. Just spectacular. It cools off at night, so we need light sweaters by dinner time. Feels just like summer at home! We stopped in Copertino after an hour or so, picked up some fresh strawberries, tomatoes, a boule and some local cheeses and sausage. Back on our bikes to head to Nardo. We ...
... 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 ...