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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We had an easy trip from Patras to Brindisi, sailing time 17 hours. We chose not to take a cabin, an just as well we didn't. Most of the ship was full of trucks and drivers and the cabins were shared cabins!
The rest of the public areas were quiet and we were able to find flat couches each in a alcove. We took food on board, just as well as the stuff in the café ...
Our last day in Italy......for a while!
Today we're off to Brindisi and decide to travel via Lecce which we have learned is another fabulous old town......and it is!
Later we arrive, eventually, at our hotel after another period of searching as it's situated on a road that is not open to traffic......eventually we park the car ...
... sun, so wearing my jeans, a singlet, sweatshirt, shoes and socks we went up to the top deck. And yay, it was baking hot up there!
We both had Pina Coladas to cool down, and if it hadn't been such a trek, I would have gone back to our stateroom (at the opposite end of the ship) and grabbed my togs for a swim. Everyone else up there was stripped down to bare essentials, and either swimming or sunbathing. We ...
We spent another half day in Lecce, this time visiting one of the small old houses in the city, the Museo Faggiano. In 2001 the family that lived there were having trouble with the drains, and as Luciano Faggiano was digging down trying to find the problem he came across an underground passage, which brought to light 5000 artefacts and archaeological remains. He then, under supervision, excavated further ...
... before Emperor Charles V fortified the city with strong walls and a new castle, when business flourished and most of the buildings which are there today were built. There is still a Roman amphitheatre, part of which has been excavated, and a Roman theatre. We bought a guide book (as you can see!), and wandered through the old streets. I bought a picture from a man on the street ...