Travel Blogs from Santa Maria di Leuca
... speeds are fine in terms of passenger comfort and the only way to notice the difference is by peering over the balcony as the water appears to flow by. It is particularly apparent when on the lower decks. At Deck 5, where the library is located, the speed of about 16 knots is quite impressive. The water really rushes past and it makes one wonder how this massive object can move so quickly. We have been to the library ...
From a distance, either north or south, Gallipoli was a strikingly white town out in the blue of the Mediterranean. Absolutely spectacular.
TT struggled with taking us to the information centre. Miles out. It also wasn't where the town map indicated, LP, and, in fact, was hidden away down a narrow street in the middle of the town. It was indicated accurately in the tourist brochure that ...
... Discovered the hard way, of course, that in times past, the walls of churches/basilicas and even cathedrals were used as supporting walls for other buildings. Thought we'd walk around the outside of the church to the other piazza.......15min later ! Not that I minded looking in all the shop windows, the leather shoes and bags were a delight to behold. Whilst an interesting walled ...
... Well this time, I think I've nailed it.
Captain - Signor
Moretti - Signor's favourite italian beer
Mandarine oranges - Signora likes to caress, squeeze and press them gently every morning for a healthy start to the day.
The allure of the "kasbahs" of Otranto. Mercoledý, Marzo 12th 2014.
We visit a port on the Eastern side of the Heel, Otranto, described as arabic in its architecture. I can honestly say that it's a good job ...
... 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 ...
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