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Travel Blogs from Brindisi
... 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! ...
... as the "white city", the old town is cute - lots of small streets and passages to explore. We had lunch in the main square and then headed back to the Trullo. The weather was deteriorating again, but we braved it and headed out on our air-wheels as there is an old aqueduct which is now a cycle way just next to where we are staying ...
... 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 ...
Next stop - Puglia and a brief stay in Lecce before catching the ferry from Brindisi over to Corfu.We stayed in a Holiday Inn which was great and had a nice rooftop pool. Lecce was, shall we say....interesting. A lot of amazing architecture, but also a lot of people !!! The town was mobbed, as were the local beaches and coastal towns. I guess that's what you get for visiting in the height of Summer !! We also took the opportunity to go down to Leuca - the very bottom of the heel of ...