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Oct 25, 2013 - Finally a tourist day

Today we set the alarm for the first time. You have to do that if you want to rise early as it is so quite and dark (hunting season aside) that you could sleep forever. So we are up at 7:30 to get on the road to Gallipoli. It is just under 2 hours away, depending on the route you take. We decide not to go direct to the highway and go through Ostuni. A.bit of a mistake, as I have said through a town, and we lose some time but do arrive after about 2 hrs and driving like an Italian on the freeway. Our little Citron C1 has a lot of pep for a...

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May 29, 2012 - Gallipoli day trip!

I slept in....a total of 12 hours!!!! Just could not make my body move!!! Showered, breakfast and headed to the train Stazione for a ticket on the Ferravio Sud Est train to Gallipoli! I met a very nice couple, Christina and Steven, from Vancouver! The treno departenze at 11:56....later than expected but slept through the earlier one. Well, it actually worked out perfectly because christina and I spoke the whole way about yoga, balance, excercising and the trip. I gave them some suggestions on places to visit, which I think they are going to...

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Oct 25, 2009 - Gallipoli

Up at 07:30 to walk to Lecce train station to catch a 09:45 train to Gallipoli. Discover that train doesn't operate on Sunday; instead there's one bus, #31, but it's not till 10:20. Oh well, early start to the day. 10:10 and the gates to the bus yard are still locked ? I walk around the corner to check buses along the street and see #31 pulling away from curb at 10:20 with a destination of V. Gallipoli ! Rapidly go get Lidia and into the info office at train station to determine what is going on; we'd been repeatedly assured the bus leaves...

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