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A drive around Puglia, Italy

A short drive from Gallipoli marina is Nardo, a small town with baroque churches that is faithful to the siesta tradition. We arrived just after midday, and had the town to ourselves for a short walking tour. Lecce is a … Continue reading

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Foods of Puglia

FOOD in Puglia In Santa Maria di Leuca, our crew member Serena had a craving for puccia, a specialty she remembered from visiting Puglia in her youth. To American eyes, puccia is a sandwich. It is served on a specific … Continue reading

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Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy

Santa Maria Di Leuca is the city on the southernmost point of the heel of Italy. It is Italy’s Ushuaia, Land’s End. This is the actual point. Rather a jagged little edge. Santa Maria di Leuca is an beautiful town … Continue reading

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Zachynthos

We had visited Zante Island before but never the town of Zante. The town was destroyed by an earthquake but the rebuilt city retains some charm and architecture that make it very pretty indeed. Of course, the real show stopper … Continue reading

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Collision at Sea- Not Amante’s

Docked along the waterfront in Argostoli, Cephalonia, where tourists gather to watch turtles surface or to buy fresh fish from the local fisherman, sits a lovely sailing yacht, the romantic home at sea for “living the dream”. Upon closer inspection, … Continue reading

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Ithaka 2017

Ithaka, May 27-29, 2017 Back to Ithaka and the lovely harbor of Vathy. We have never been here before when there was room on the town wall, so we stayed a few days. The weather was perfect, not humid, warm … Continue reading

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The Tremeti Islands

Tremeti Islands. May 15, 2017 We left Fano in nasty waters into 20 knot winds, I suppose so we could be at the Tremeti islands for the nice weather on the following day. It worked! After about 22 hours of … Continue reading

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