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TripAdvisor Reviews Torreserena Village Marina di Ginosa
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... system of irrigation and canals to provide water and direct sewage. The town prospered and became the regional capital in the 1300’s. Massive increases in population however soon lead to poor living standards. The grottos still housed people and their livestock up until the 1950’s when the government were shamed into rehousing the inhabitants after publicity about the appalling living conditions. ...
... on time. From Bari airport, two trains and a two hour layover got us to Matera by 3:15, famished for lunch. But our taxi from the station to the hotel (Loconda di San Martino) was a real eye opener. We'd already heard we'd be sleeping in a cave, but Matera is an amazing town literally built into the sides of a couple of steep ravines. The buildings were carved from and built of tufa, a sort ...
Matera looked amazing in the daylight and our accommodation was in an amazing location right in the heart of everything. The ancient city of Matera is one of th first continuously inhabited sites in Europe. We were very near to Sant Angelo which is the luxury accommodation in Matera. After a good sleep it was time to go and find a cafe for breakfast. Wandered up towards the main road at the top and found a lovely little cafe - ...
... to welcome us and say he had popped out and to call. We were not sure how to ring an Italian number so just waited and hoped he would turn up. Dave and Craig went to move the cars closer in order to get the bags while we checked in. Great rooms and fantastic location. Our window looked out onto the Rupestrian Church Santa Maria De Idris which looked great at night.
Around 11pm we were getting a bit hungry so ...
... inside – imagine an area a little smaller than our second floor with 11 residents (9children) and the animals also lived inside – yes a donkey, pigs and more!!!! This occurred right up to the 1950s when the government paid them to move out to the normal part of town so that the area could be ‘preserved’. A very interesting day and we feel like we saw another amazing place to see on this wonderful world of ...