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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 ...
Yes, that's what artists etc used to call Venice, something to do with the quality of the light I think. They obviously didn't see the crowds. However, the Palazzo Ducale and Basilica San Marco are still stunning with their mix of Byzantine, Medieval ...
... incredible, and the food was exactly what we needed. A little pizza, a little focaccia, some salad, and liquid. Lots of liquid. Mom and Kate tried iced cappuccinos with almond milk, a delicacy recommended earlier by our good friend Marco. Chris and Dad had an orange-lemonade concoction, and I unsurprisingly went straight for il succo di ananas (pineapple juice). After lunch we explored the old city a bit more, did some shopping, and Kate had the great idea to get some wine ...
... The trip was interrupted a bit by Margot taking a spill. She hit a small speed bump in the road, and ended up with a scraped face and minor fracture in her right hand, which is now splinted though luckily will not require surgery or a cast. She’s doing great and is in good spirits, though she's certainly getting some stares due to her facial abrasion and black eye! She will also become very close friends with Marco as she drives with him (and the luggage) from city ...
... out of Lecce, took a couple of unintentional detours, and eventually made it out of the city and into farm land. Today's scenery was quite different from the last two days. It was more agricultural, with large farms of orc************ds, olives etc). We saw plenty of those the first two days as well, but in a more pastoral or family farm -type setting. The terrain today was mostly flatter, fewer pretty little lanes and ...
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