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... were women, mostly on their own but sometimes in pairs, standing on the side of the road. It was obvious why they were there, as most wore short skirts or shorts and high heels, and some didn't even wear that much, revealing cellulite thighs! We stopped for lunch in Termoli, walking through the old town which was very quiet with no restaurants open, but just on the edge of this we saw an open door, and found a great place - a vegan restaurant! The enthusiastic young ...
... the Government relocated the 30,000 population to a new housing development.
Today the Government owns 70% of the properties. In recent times the area had been inhabited again, café, shops, boutique hotels - and is now listed as a UNESO World Heritage Site.
Absolutely delightful to wonder around - even in the rain, we spoke to a number of locals who are very excited about the rejuvenation of their town.
... overnight stop at Mmmmm. We pass through more stunning scenery including another hill top town called Episcopi. Eventually, aft dark, we arrive at the town of mmmmm, but cannot find the hotel so we stop at s petrol station and a driver who is filling up,is very helpful and said if we follow him he will take us the.......which he does and were very grateful as we do not know how we would have found it otherwise! ...
... with, and a law was passed to empty the sassi and re-house all the families in more modern accommodation in the newer part of the town. The sassi were then left uninhabited for 30 years until the government decided to start to renovate, and there are now some of the more wealthy folk who are redoing the caves/houses and turning them into restaurants and B&Bs. The remainder of the sassi are now what constitutes the world heritage site for visitors to ...
We wandered around Matera today, in and out of sassi (caves), churches, monasteries, etc., just looking. All very interesting. One cave has been furnished as it would have been when inhabited. Donkeys would have shared a living space with the families. Most of the caves were lived in and they had a unique system of collecting water using channels and cisterns, which is partly why it has become a ...