Travel Blogs from Santa Maria di Leuca
– Another day at sea. As left Naples, we embarked on our longest sector between ports – Naples to Dubrovnik. It will take about the same time as when we sailed from Genoa to Naples, but the distance is greater and as you would guess with a little application of mathematics, we need to travel faster on this section of our voyage. And we are! In fact about twice as fast as when we sailed down the coast to ...
... majority of the towns, there was barely a hotel open. Many of the hotels obviously hadn't been open for a while, inspite of their advertising along the road. Where there was the odd hotel open, the town struggled to have an eatery that might be open in the evening.
While not getting desperate, were quite relieved when we discovered Hotel dei Bizantini, just outside Campo dei Messapi.
Into Lecce in inclement weather....out with the trusty umbrella. Needed an ATM urgently, as our 50 sontimes was insufficient for the parking attendant, who wanted payment in advance! Once that detail had been taken care of, repaired to a suitable cafe for coffee, chosen for the incredible looking bruschetta that other patrons were eating. A good choice. Thus fortified, headed out to view ...
... 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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