An 8 hour flight from New York JFK into Rome Leonardo da Vinci airport. A 4 hour train ride southeast into Bari. Another 2 hour train ride further south into Lecce. And a 45 minute cab ride over to Otranto on the Adriatic Sea. A bit of a trek, but well worth it to explore and eat my way through the foods of Apulia in Italy.
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Categories: Escape from New York: Extended Travel