Blog archives for November, 2014

Archive for November, 2014

Bari Again

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

We had to leave Lecce fairly early for the long drive back to Bari. That was where we had rented that car and we had decided that Bari warranted another full day or so to do it justice. Thanks to my iPhone GPS I was able get into the city and to the address of […]


Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

  Why did I even know or think of Galipoli? I don’t really recall who it was, but someone Italian that I talked with in Bologna waxed ecstatic about the red shrimp in Galipoli. She said that they were particularly delicious and found nowhere else. So that fixed Galipoli in my mind, food references have […]

Lecce – going for Baroque

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Yes, I should be ashamed of the pun but I am, after all, shameless. I visited Lecce last year but hardly saw anything of the city. I was desperate to find an ottica (optics – glasses etc) to buy a replacement contact lens so I didn’t explore very much  while I waited out the typical 4 […]