Baia dei Turchi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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We managed to find a bank that would allow us to enter, so we changed some money. After that we wondered the streets in search of lunch. We settled on the "Mad Lounge & Bar".
We then set off toward St. Oronzo Square. St. Oronzo square is the principal square of Lecce. It has a characteristic mosaic paving on which is represented the city coat of arms. The buildings that look onto the square, ...
... rock formations. Here I started with a jump in from above that was a bit higher than my normal comfort level but nothing too crazy. We swam in some caves and through an opening to the ocean. Here was much bigger rocks to jump from. After watching Nadya complete the jump twice and having been curious I decided to try. It was much higher looking when you get to the top. I stood up there for awhile wondering when I would allow my feet to leave ...
... and shiny cobblestones. There were some sensational buildings which were all being currently occupied by either business or as people's homes, also some empty. It was very hot with the sun reflecting heat from the shiny stonework. We found the old Roman Amphitheatre and a church adorned with statues of cherubs and religious figures. Finally we needed to sit inside somewhere and have a bite to eat. I spotted a sushi ...
... Neil had a caprese salad (buffalo mozzarella and sliced tomatoes). I had an aperol spritz and Neil had a beer.
Then we moved onto our meeting place for the coach. Onto La Citta Bianca, where we climbed up to the Duomo Piazza. Didn't think much of this place, think they just thought of it as they needed to pad out the day. Everyone would have preferred to go back to their Trulli Cottage and have a rest!
Wanted to get into La Cantina but booked ...
Fast sail all the way over to Otranto and even had the fun of Dolphins playing at the helm. Busy shipping lanes overnight kept us all on our toes and Eric plenty of time to practise his lights. Winds were so favourable we headed on South to M.Saint Di Leuca still arriving by 3pm in time for a cocktail on shore before getting Ellis already for next early departure ...