Salento al Mare
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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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, ...
... It was now time to move onto our next stop and final stop of the day. This place our host said was not well known to locals, when we got there it was obvious as there is no way it would have as little people in such a breath taking place if it was well known. We reached the seaside and here both directions made you have to look twice to believe you were actually seeing the beauty in front of you. Beneath cliffs were small beaches with amazing blue ...
... 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 ...
Had a 7.15 am breakfast, so Neil went up to have his and got me some "take away" of typical Italian breakfast Meat, cheese, and cake.
Then got ready to climb the hill to go to Lecce. Met the local guide and wandered around the city into churches and piazzas and saw the roman ampitheatre. After the tour we had lunch with Lorraine and Helen just around the corner from the Duomo piazza and I had a panini with buffalo mozzarella, lettuce, tomato and ...
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 ...