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... wonder it is to actually view. Apparently from the Neolith age until today (around 7000 years) human activity has been taking place in Matera. Whilst walking around we saw the churches – main one actually carved into the rock with a crucifix at the top. We also had a look at the Cave dwelling of vico Solitario – an ancient dwelling with furnishings typical of Sassi. Hmm whilst quite a comfortable cave, ...
It was great to wake to blue skies this morning. The road from Matera south was tremendous for 46 kilometers to Metaponto at the sea. Then the problem. We had thought we would continue south along the coast through Calabria to the toe of the boot, but the coast road turned out to be a restricted access highway with no bikes allowed. We did the obvious thing, we went into the only store and had the helpful shopkeeper make us delicious ...
... a huge tailwind. We averaged over 30 kilometers per hour to our destination of Matera. Life is good.
Matera is literally carved from limestone bedrock. Our hotel room, as much of historic Matera, is a manmade grotto in the cliff wall.
Tomorrow we head back to the coast.
... area on one side of a rocky canyon with numerous cave and stone dwellings, where inhabitation is said to date back almost 9000 years.
Our little AirBnB accom was great, one of three BnB rooms, it was simple yet quirky and decorated in a beautiful manner! No sooner had we arrived, we thought it time to go and find something to eat, about 100m away was a lovely square with a few nice little restaurants, and we managed to find a table under an umbrella and sat ...
While getting gelato for dinner an Italian American man from Jersey – evident by his tattoo and hair covered arms and chest bulging from his worn wife beater – chatted us up. His father was with him and grew up in one of the trullis back in the 30s. I asked him what a winter was like and he shook his head and said, “not easy.” They had no running water, ...