Hotel Thalas Club
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Torre Dell'Orso
... drinks and played "Guess that tune" (rather badly), then half melting we went back to catch up with Trish and Rex.
By the time we were back in our staterooms, I was freezing again! So we persuaded Trish and Rex to come back up into the sun, and lounging on the aft deck, we caught up on their afternoon ... whilst sipping strawberry daiquiris this time :)
It felt like just the blink of an eye went by, ...
... occupation. Again many artefacts have been found and work is still going on. The coast here is very rocky and has a lot of inlets, and a little further on we found a large natural swimming hole surrounded by rock. We drove home and walked round the grounds of the estate. Wally is getting used to the erratic ways of the Italian drivers, who do the most unexpected things at the most unexpected moments!
We drove into Lecce and visited the old city. And what an old city! The whole place is like walking through a museum and is very beautiful. It is built on top of earlier towns inhabited by Greeks, Romans and Normans. After the Romans retreated the city was destroyed several times before becoming more stable under the Normans. Again in the 15th century it was struck by epidemics ...
... all built some time ago as a means of diversifying. He picked us a fig each on the way. We had to drive round the estate to reach our accommodation, a very nicely decorated apartment which is on the back of the masseria (a house on a country estate) with our own small 'swimming pool' and a nice area to sit outside. After lunch we drove to Acaia, a small town with a large ...
Neil's birthday. 35º again. Today we drove down to Leuca, which is at the southernmost part of Italy at the bottom of the 'heel'. We were surprised to find an upmarket town with some very nice properties, a lot of which we decided were probably holiday houses. We drove back ...