“Hi, I’m Leonardo, the manager of Pepenero in Riccione, Italy. You don’t know Pepenero? Uh Oh! Then follow me. I’ll bring you to a magic land of dreams.
Riccione is the home of summertime fun in Italy. The first time I came here I was 14 years old. I almost ran away from home to get here. Everyone here lives as if this was a land of dreams, so I decided to dive into it when I was young.
I didn’t really want to study, not because I didn’t like culture, but because school bound me a lot. The truth is that I liked women too much and I preferred following girls around rather than going to school.
I’ve always been very ambitious. I didn’t want to live on a minimum wage, I wanted to run a business in a field that I liked. I started putting together some ideas, little by little, and created what today has become my real business: Pepenero, Italy’s most famous sexy disco.
I worked all kinds of jobs: construction worker, textile factory worker, selling encyclopedias door to door.
Thanks to a work internship, from the small town of Assisi I ended up in Miami. This was the turning point for me.
In Miami I saw my first lap dance. An incredible atmosphere, 24 girls dancing around a pole, I was fascinated and captivated by it. I hope that I’m able to give that same feeling to the people who come to my club. I do everything in my power to give my customers the best service.
Pepenero: a place to have fun, a kindergarten for adults”.
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