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... is harder for some. So we won’t be staying in Italy to live – but still believe we are having the experience of a lifetime with most days being SO very good.
Anyway, back to Matera. The city centre is lovely – however at the back of it are the Sassi – which is a whole mountain side of dwellings built into the caves. There are churches, houses, wells and so on. The photos will let you see ...
... riding is alway interesting with peds, busses, cars and other bikes. The last section was on a fairly quiet coastal road. Our hotel tonight is just adjacent to the beach. We rode our bikes to dinner and were rewarded with a cornucopia of seafood dishes. Pictures from the day and of some of the seafood attached.
... fresh mozzarella and prosciutto on fresh panini ( 2 euros each ) and discussed our options with maps in hand. We ultimately decided to head north and spend our last week in Puglia along the coast. We finished the day in a hotel where we were their only guests and momma made the three course dinner. It took us 88 km to do what we could have done in 40, hence the "weak pin" but a tough day. Pictures of some of our favorite road signs ...
Beautiful ride in the morning through rolling hills to the town of Gravina in Puglia. The overcast skies caused us to stop for a couple of cafe lattes. The next 30 kilometers were glorious. The sun came out, the terrain was gently sloping downhill though rural farm land, almost no traffic, smooth ...
... roughly knowing where we were going, and also roughly not.... We stumbled upon La Raccolta delle Acque, a unique water collection system that was implemented in the 1800s to harvest that water from the roofs and roads of Matera, filter it through the rocks and channel it to extremely large cisterns that had been carved into the rock undground and then sealed using clays.
Following this, we continued down the road and found another rock carving shop, with ...