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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 ...
... come to the conclusion that they wouldn't be necessary. So we very alarmed when we came to road sign that warned of rain for the next 3,5 km. Yes, you read that right. If you are confused, so were we. This was a metal sign, on a sign post, cemented into the ground, that warned of rain. It had a picture of a little cloud, with slanted dotted lines coming from the bottom. As if it was the Flood there every day or something! Well, those slanted lines didn't really lie ...
... for the next couple days. After helping take care of Margot’s injuries, Tim, Kate, and Chris set off again on the ride to Leuca. About 90% of the ride was immediately beachside (or, perhaps more accurately, rockside). Most of the rest was still in water view, if not adjacent to the coast. Due in part to time constraints and in part to the lack of towns worth stopping in, they made it in a tad over 3 hours. According to the travel guide, 98% of the biking is on ...
... the time came to switch to the dryer someone had poached our dryer. This older gentleman turned out to either know or be related to the guy who took our dryer, so he yelled at him, pulled all the guy's wet clothes out of the dryer and told us to put ours in. Then he got the owner to give us the 10 E in change we were owed out of the machine that wasn't working correctly. He also taught us to count in Italian while we ...
... refusing to convert to Islam in 1480. Their skulls are preserved behind glass in the church. The painting of the beheadings is eerily similar to the recent beheadings we have seen on TV from ISIL and is a reminder that history has a tendency to repeat itself. If interested, check out "Martyrs of Otranto" on Wikipedia.