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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 ...
... of it was roped off, so I couldn't see all of it, but what I could was amazing. Stepping outside, we realized that the bases of the columns were incredibly pockmarked. Apparently they used sandstone construction here when they were building this city many hundreds of years ago, and the rain has done its work. Although this was the most extreme example of it we saw, looking elsewhere in the city, you can see obvious erosion on the sides of buildings. We arrived back at ...
... The other 2% was found today, in three distinct sections. The first was a bike path running just meters from the water, through the rocks, and was certainly created by someone running haywire over the rocks and dumping gravel wherever they went, then returning to line it with rocks and call it a bike path. The second section consisted of a dirt road that had obviously recently been hit by a meteor shower, based on the plethora of potholes and distinctive lack of ...
... we might see a winery there, but of course everything here closes from 1 to 4, including vineyards and we got to Nardo about 1. No problem. we explored a little, picked up more strawberries because the first batch looked so good we didn't think it would be enough, then headed on to Gallipoli, our final destination for the day. (This is not the Gallipoli of WWI) About 12 km from our hotel we came over a slight hill ...
... 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 ...