Porta d'Oriente Hotel & Residence
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... crudo (for a local flavour!) - my first eggs for 5 weeks! We've had wonderful vegetables from the local market - baby beans, baby eggplant, and zucchini with their flowers, fragrant fresh oregano, a variety of breads, cheese, local (Salento) wines and olive oil. But we've also had some lovely meals at cafés and restaurants. As part of an interesting 'cucina povera' meal, I enjoyed pasta noodles, fried (!), with chickpeas - it was filling and tasty, though ...
... parks, but always to adventure. Her unwavering faith in me on this trip and in life have sustained me even when I doubted.
Second, thanks to Christian at Crazybikez.com in Innsbruck for the used rental bikes he sold us for this trip. They performed flawlessly. Christian prepped the bikes, supplied tool kits and was very patient with my many questions via email. If you ever need rental ...
Today was our last day of pedaling. We finished strong covering 108 kilometers which was our biggest day of the trip. We started from Otranto and rode up along the coast and through the olive groves nearly to Brindisi then turned inland, and back south, toward our destination of Lecce.
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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.