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Nov 7, 2018 - Otranto, Italy

Otranto is in the far eastern corner of Italy's boot heel. Once a strategic port during Roman times, today Otranto is known for its white-sand beaches, famed Aragonese Castle, and eleventh-century Romanesque cathedral. The Strait of Otranto, to which the city gives its name, connects the Adriatic Sea with the Ionian Sea; all of which are part of the Mediterranean Sea. The harbour is small and has little trade. Our tour guide, Silvia, as usual bought us a treat - pasticciotto!! See the photos!! We got back to our boat early since it is...

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