Victoria Palace Hotel
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... 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 ...
... 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.
... In Montana, we have very impersonal crosses to mark the death of an individual. These Italian memorials often have pictures (in this case both a baby picture and an adult picture of the deceased), making them much more personal. Giovanni was 36 when he died.
For the statisticians in the audience, in total we covered ...
... 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 ...
After 24 days of pedaling, fueled mostly by gelato, pasta and seafood, we completed our southward journey. Today we reached Santa Maria di Leuca, which is the southern tip of the Salento peninsula. We celebrated with a swim in the sea followed by a bottle of prosecco and, you guessed it, more seafood. We saw more bikers today than we have in in some time. In particular, we saw a half a ...