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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... 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! ...
... there they met 3 Rotarians and 1 Lion from Wales and Australia. They had some good conversations and swapped cards, and will probably get together again before the end of the cruise.
Because of the extremely hot temperatures we've experienced, the interior of the ship has been maintained at a very cool temperature, and today after sitting around with wet hair, I was really cold. I told Philip we needed to go ...
... castle, which is being extensively restored, and which houses a museum of papier mache. We then drove to Roca Vecchia on the coast, stopping at a beach on the way to watch kite surfers and eat our sandwich. Here we found yet another archaeological site right by the sea which has been excavated to reveal human settlement there in the Italian Bronze Age (2nd millenium BC) along with evidence of Iron Age ...
We drove into Lecce and visited the old city. And what an old city! The whole place is like walking through a museum and is very beautiful. It is built on top of earlier towns inhabited by Greeks, Romans and Normans. After the Romans retreated the city was destroyed several times before becoming more stable under the Normans. Again in the 15th century it was struck by epidemics ...