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... great. We played games that we brought from NZ (thanks Margaret) and watched a movie on the laptop (thanks Shane).
We actually managed to have a good sleep. The sea was calm with only a slight role, engine vibration was minimal so all in all a great crossing..
We rolled off the ship in great shape and pleased to be Italy for the last phase / month of our adventure. ...
... to the hotel and they tell us that we can drive to it along the promenade to then park in the garage ....so we do! The hotel is pretty grand and set in a glorious location with stunning sea views and, yes, we have a sea view room!
We enjoy dinner at Antico Pizzeria just along the promenade, with an ice cream after from the very busy Gelateria! ...
So we are now back in Italy having arrived yesterday morning on the ferry at about 11.30am. We then had an hour or so drive to our Trullo, just outside Cisternino, a typical Puglian house, once used to house wine presses, or animals, and sometimes families ! The trulli can now be seen all over this area, and most are modernised ...
... layers of history, including a tomb of the original Greek settlers dating back over 2000 years, remains of the Knights Templar, a Roman grain store, and a medieval convent, where the nuns used to dry out bodies. He had to pay for all the work, and the authorities took most of the artefacts. It is amazing to see, and makes you realise that this could happen in any one of all the houses in Lecce. We then ...
... 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 ...