Travel Blogs from Santa Maria di Leuca
... looks very attractive, in the next report.
Calabria a sorry tale.
As we travelled through Calabria and into Basilicata (the neighbouring province to the north). I overheard Signor e Signora describe the wonderful scenery of the snowcapped mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. I also heard deep sighs, as we passed mountains of uncollected rubbish and shabby seaside towns. Perhaps there was a strike or a lack of resources. Whatever ...
... to us. They have a fixed menu for 12'euros, GC has delicious orecchiette with tomato sauce, I have mine with cream of broccoli- a large tasty portion, then he has spicy sausages and a salad, I have chicken with lemons. The house wine is red and robust and I am drinking more than my share.
We walk a bit, there is no room for gelato tonight......
A tribute to GC, he must be praised and applauded for his ...
... cool cat forever chasing dogs"
Return drive takes us along the Rocky west coast dotted with "Torre", huge rocks and back to Lecce.
We head for la Osteria Vecchia which has been recommended twice, it is right around the corner, but of course we can' t find it, we head back to the b &b, look at the map and are there in two minutes. We order an appetizer of "meatballs and potatoes, ...
... if they arrived late. Then I heard a "Hey" from behind I turned and there they were, two bronzed Greek statues, I was very relieved to see them, we hugged and Chris said they were on Greek time so, they were an hour early.
We headed back to the marina chatting madly and with great excitement I boarded Orca. My education was about to begin ............. no shoes to be worn on board. Which suited me barefoot was my second name.
To be ...
... left one city and wake up in another is terribly convenient!!!!!!! No travel hassles. Don't have to find dinner, make your bed yada, yada, yada!
There have been lots of little memorable things too - like the different 'animal' towels that are left when housekeeping turn down your bed every night and the staff in our chosen restaurant doing a nightly dance on the tables or watching the giant red fireball sinking behind the horizon each ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Capoalto Santa Maria di Leuca
Other places to stay in Santa Maria di Leuca
Contrada Masseria Li Turchi, Santa Maria di Leuca | 4 star hotelfrom $55
Lungomare Cristoforo Colombo, 59, Santa Maria di Leuca | 3 star hotelfrom $86
Via Panoramica 1, Santa Maria di Leuca | 4 star hotelfrom $151
Via Cristoforo Colombo, 31, 73040 Leuca, Santa Maria di Leuca | Hotelfrom $52