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- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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Today's ride was characterized by a variety of road conditions. First a highway with broad shoulders, then a tiny back road with no traffic through olive groves. Next we had to cross the industrial section of Taranto on a major highway with intermittent shoulders, but it dropped us right into the old section of ...
... of acclimatisation is complete. The 'restaurant', however, will remain lock-edd 'until 1930 ITALIAN TIME' we're told very firmly. This seems a little strange given that the number of potential customers for dinner is unlikely to be huge... after all, most of the deck space in Mr Grimaldi's boat is taken up by lorries and/or their containers. Bizarrely, a small coach-load of irritatingly loud Chinese tourists have, of course, been added in order to ...
... where the houses are circular
structures with conical roofs, built with local limestone and stacked
without mortar. The walls are very, very thick as the base has to
support this heavy limestone structure on top, good even temperatures
all year round. They are confined to this particular area.
Agriculture is huge in this southern part of Italy with cherries,
grapes, figs, pecans, almonds, walnuts ...
We spent the majority of the day driving from Venice to reach our destination on the southern coast. I don't think many people consider this region of Italy when they are trip planning and we didn't know what to expect when we arrived. It was a long journey along the coast, but there was a major highway that had been carved into the cliffs that took us the entire distance. As we made our way along, we both felt as if we were back in California. The coastal views, local ...
... about 4pm, we set sail at about 6pm and at about 11pm, we decided to go to 'bed'. We headed upstairs to our prime little spot. Dane spent the night on the floor, using our sleeping bag as a mattress and I slept across the chairs with clothes from my backpack as a sheet. I had to get out the earplugs because our room has an exit onto the back deck and someone was slamming the door either going out or coming in at least every 10 minutes for a cigarette. It wasn't the best ...