Travel Blogs from Metaponto
... Modugno who wrote and sang the massive international hit 'Volare'.
A stop for lunch in Monopoli - a traditional fishing village overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. And I thought this was just a board game! Lunch was a typical Italian style affair in a small, traditional family run restaurant, that is, food just kept on coming over a two hour period.
Crossing the 'ankle' of Italy, ...
... the poorest places as late as the 1960's when the government removed people from their houses deeming it to be too unhygienic. The sewer travelled down the middle of the street. It is now a unesco site and some houses are being renovated inside with all the mod cons but very expensive to ...
... after being here 3 days and going to Polignano a Mare. We exchange notes and they ask for some recommendations. As it turns out they are on quite a journey- 2weeks in the US for NYC and. New Orleans to Miami taking a cruise across the Atlantic for 2 weeks to Rome, with 3 .5 weeks in Italy with stops through out Puglia, time in Matera, Sorrento and Amalfi Coast and Rome and then off to Dubrovnik for a total of 9 weeks. We had a fabulous dinner of local delicacies. May ...
... hide the fact that they were property owners. According to local legend the inspiration for this type of structure came when Luigi Linguini, intent on avoiding paying taxes, tuned his radio to a British station and listened to the Beatles sing "Taxman". Many of the trulli dwellings have now been modernized and used as shops and private homes. We left Alcerobello and bussed to the town of Matero which is ...
... calculated to render ineffective an attack by land or sea. And there were many of those.
Once no longer needed as a fort, it had been used as a prison, with some changes made to the internal design. Further changes had been made when subsequently used as a barracks. While some of the changes were retained to demonstrate usage, most had been removed to return the fort to its "last" design, for the ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet