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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 ...
... hills covered in all sorts of sea grass and wild flowers. Although beautiful, not as diverse views as some of the earlier days. At times (the view from where we saw the sheep - see below ) the views stuck in my head as something out of a Brontë novel, wild moors and sharp yet somehow gentle cliffs, other times it felt like I was biking through a BMW commercial (curvy roads, etc). I suppose Ferrari would be a more apt comparison, but I digress. At some point ...
... The trip was interrupted a bit by Margot taking a spill. She hit a small speed bump in the road, and ended up with a scraped face and minor fracture in her right hand, which is now splinted though luckily will not require surgery or a cast. She’s doing great and is in good spirits, though she's certainly getting some stares due to her facial abrasion and black eye! She will also become very close friends with Marco as she drives with him (and the luggage) from city ...
... DA, the water! We arrived at the Mediterranean shore, what a change from what we had been seeing. We biked along the waterfront for a few miles, chose a spot on the rocks and had a wonderful picnic. Great food, great views. We are now on the edge of the boot heel, tomorrow we will be at the very tip. We had only a few miles left to bike after lunch and arrived to check in by about 3. After showers we headed out to a ...
... 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 ...