Otranto to LecceSeptember 16 in Italy ⋅ ☀️ 24 °C
Fig and yoghurt for breakfast while speaking french to Chloe and her husband from Warsaw.
Once again bus service worked well except for the nutter passenger who insisted I sit in my allocated Seat 3 despite bus being largely empty. He took exception to my bag but with tables in the bus it was difficult to manoevre round. A young dutch guy found the situation amusing also.
Easy walk to Casa Q B&B owned by Antonio Quarta and nice room also. Explored the pristine baroque streets around the Duomo, the magnificent Santa Croce and other churches. Had lunch of polpette (pastry in shape of chicken) and lemon granita with english girls from Southhampton. Then to the private Museo Faggiano. So refreshing as I met the father who bought the house to set up a trattoria for his sons but a humidity problem led him to dig for the sewerage pipes but instead he discovered layer upon layer of roman history.
Back to Alvino to try an Amare from Salento. Noticing a lot of brightly clothed africans in the streets and also as waiters.Read more