Quiete Serena

Address: Lecce, Lecce, Puglia, Italy | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Lecce, Lecce, is near The Awaiting Table.
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Travel Blogs from Lecce

A week in Lecce

A travel blog entry by margarnold on Oct 21, 2014

46 photos

... same time as Gaudi's Barcelona 'La Sagrada Familia' has taken! (As Gaudi said - 'God is in no hurry'). Santa Croce is totally over the top, from its heavily decorated facade, through the doors, past the 16 side chapels, the grand Corinthian columns, the incredible ceiling, an ornate cupola, and a series of incredible altars with masses of detailed carvings everywhere. It claims (or did claim in those days) to have a rather remarkable collection of relics too, with a twig from ...

Giving Thanks

A travel blog entry by gianforte on Oct 14, 2014

6 comments, 11 photos

... 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.
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Finishing Strong

A travel blog entry by gianforte on Oct 13, 2014

2 comments, 8 photos

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.

I have included a picture of a ...

Return to Otranto

A travel blog entry by gianforte on Oct 12, 2014

10 photos

... palace with just nine rooms and is located inside the old fortified citadel. We finished the day with a wonderful seafood dinner.

But our return to Otranto brings other more somber reflections. Otranto is also home to a vast cathedral, consecrated in 1088, which houses a memorial to 813 Christian men beheaded by the ...

Taking it Easy in Southern Italy

A travel blog entry by gianforte on Oct 10, 2014

4 comments, 10 photos

If you think the nightly pin on the map did not move as far today, you are correct. Susan and I are nursing every ounce from the final days of this epic journey. We lounged a little more over breakfast, took more detours, debated the virtues of various restaurant choices a little longer and searched more for the perfect hotel. We have ...

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