Travel Blogs from Serrano
We arrived at Brindisi at around 8.30 after a bit if a hot night on the boat. The ferry was OK but the AC in the cabin was poor, though a man said it could have been changed; maybe.... The cabin itself was good and the crossing smooth but it was bit a short hot night. Getting off the boat was also slow, not helped but unbelievably stupid lot who managed to have an accident on the boat deck due to impatience.... ...
... technique used in Lecce, a small figurine can take 25 days to make. I found a fabulous shop (not a tourist shop) with really interesting papier mache figurines. I would have like to buy one but in true Italian style, the shop was closed for siesta. Everything closing for 2 to 3 hours in the middle of the day is a pain in the **** when you are only visiting a city/town for the day. This doesn't happen in the big cities (Rome, Venice etc) but Lecce ...
From a distance, either north or south, Gallipoli was a strikingly white town out in the blue of the Mediterranean. Absolutely spectacular.
TT struggled with taking us to the information centre. Miles out. It also wasn't where the town map indicated, LP, and, in fact, was hidden away down a narrow street in the middle of the town. It was indicated accurately in the tourist brochure that ...
... Discovered the hard way, of course, that in times past, the walls of churches/basilicas and even cathedrals were used as supporting walls for other buildings. Thought we'd walk around the outside of the church to the other piazza.......15min later ! Not that I minded looking in all the shop windows, the leather shoes and bags were a delight to behold. Whilst an interesting walled ...
... plus our own drinks. On the speakers we heard the new Paola Nutini album - it's bloody brill and a must for Paola fan aka "my sister". After the delicious aperitivo we thought 'what the heck', let's go for a piece of karaoke - Jimbo went back to the B&B to draw a spectacular art piece for Manu. So, I courted the ladies to the karaoke where we saw Italian singing some deep and epic Italian ballads. We sat from afar deciding what song to ...
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