A Trip Around Puglia part 3

My Story of Matera, Italy I’ve told you about Bari and Alberobello and it is now time for another Pugliese gemstone: Matera.  It appears that this area of Italy has a thing for quirky dwellings, as while Alberobello is the town of trulli, Matera is a cave town. Literally. A large portion of this town hasContinue reading “A Trip Around Puglia part 3”

A Trip Around Puglia part 2

My Story of Alberobello I wanted to squeeze all the gemstones of Puglia in this article: Alberobello, Matera, and Polignano a Mare, but thought better of it, so you’ll get some really short reads with these next stories. First stop: Alberobello On the second day of the trip – see part 1 here, we wentContinue reading “A Trip Around Puglia part 2”

A Trip Around Puglia part 1

My Story of Bari, Italy Long time – no travel, but I’m back to my backpack and the first journey was to the Puglia (Apulia) region in Italy. More specifically, Bari, Matera, Alberobello and Polignano a Mare.  Puglia is the “heel” of Italy’s “boot”, with Bari, the largest city in the region, as a sortContinue reading “A Trip Around Puglia part 1”