- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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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 ...
... storico (historical center). Sadly, the castle was closed, but we did get the opportunity to see some incredibly old Byzantine frescos in an exposed crypt on the side of the cathedral. We almost got gelato there, but decided against it as it was pushing 12:15 and we still had a ways to go, with Mom waiting for us for lunch. We left Castro and headed back on our way. Much of the early ride was up and down cliffs, while the later ride was spent riding through fields and over ...
... It also home to a very loud dog that was adamant that the three bikers it could hear, but not see, leave the road near its land. The third section seemed to have been created by a truck filled with red clay that was leaking out the back as it drove through a field. This section had also likely seen a meteor shower recently. According to the tour company, they hear of about 3 flat tires a year. Odds are, all three take place in one of these three sections! Regardless ...
... all without speaking a word of English! Lots of sign language. Tonight we walked over to the old part of the city to a restaurant known for its fresh fish. Had some good wine and fish, and invited another fellow biking in the same group as we are in to join us. Stopped for gelato and tiramisu on the way home. Tomorrow is our easiest day, 50 km but mostly flat, all along the coast. So far it has been an incredible, wonderful ...
... 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.