Hotel Miramare Otranto
How has this hotel rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Miramare Otranto
Travel Blogs from Otranto
... I'm getting a bit more fussy with composition, light, and distance I'm finding I can't get the results I would like. But then I don't want to carry a lot, so sometimes I'll be relying on you to imagine the scene until you get the opportunity to see it for yourself! Sorry. With the sea as smooth as ice, Ettore M. (our hydrofoil) skated across to Messina in less than 90 minutes, and we found ourselves with 3 hours to idle away, some of it with good coffee, and taking turns to mind ...
... believe it or not, never even had to add air. We carried our pumps for nothing!
We we also want to thank all of you for coming along virtually. Your prayers and comments, both encouraging and humorous, made it feel like we had company throughout.
Lastly, we want to our good Lord for preserving and protecting us on this adventure.
Thank you all.
Now we are coming home.
... in 26 days which averages to 71.7 kilometers per day. Or for those of you that are metrically challenged, that is 1,159 miles or 44.3 miles per day.
Another significant stat, and probably more important, is that this fall marks 30 years since Susan and I first met. This trip has been a tremendous way to celebrate that ...
Today we returned to Otranto, which we visited five years ago on our first ever bike trip to Italy. The ride up the coast was gorgeous with rolling hills and sheer cliffs to the ocean; it was some of the best biking terrain we have seen. Otranto brings back very fond memories of time spent here with friends. We stayed in the same five ...
... on tandems. We also hiked up a long set of dual stone steps to the lighthouse and the Basilica of Santa Maria where we attended evening mass; the church was extremely well maintained even if the service in Italian was not that easy to understand. We finished the day with more seafood and a welcome rest at a B&B on the ocean. Thanks for coming along. Pictures of the day attached.