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Polignano a Mare: the beauty over the sea

by Vincent on 8 March 2014

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Not far from Bari, surrounded by nothing but the sea, a marvelous town rises and shows to the spectator all its beauty.

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Locorotondo: a little treasure chest in the heart of the Itria Valley

by Vincent on 4 March 2014

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In the heart of Itria Valley, the land of Trulli, immense landscapes, centuries-old olive trees and scents of Puglia, Locorotondo becomes a fundamental stop-over for the traveller who is keen on history and traditions.

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Carnival of Putignano: the magic of street celebrations

by Vincent on 2 March 2014

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The Carnival of Putignano is for sure one of the main carnivals in Italy: it is the oldest and longest carnival  and it is famous for its spectacular parades of  papier-mache floats.

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Torre Guaceto: the beauty of the uncontaminated land

by Vincent on 28 February 2014

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In a road travel to Brindisi, looking to the seaside, a tower erects on the left, surrounded by crystalline sea and uncontaminated plant life: it is Torre Guaceto, the natural reserve in Puglia that enchants the travelers all year long.

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Alberobello – A short story about beauty

by Vincent on 20 February 2014

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10 things to see in the Itria Valley

by Vincent on 9 February 2014

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Itria Valley is an area located in Puglia; it spreads in different provinces and is overlooked by the towns of Martina Franca, Locorotondo, Cisternino and Ceglie Messapica. The valley probably takes the name from the Madonna Odegitria (The Virgin Mary that shows the way), because a fresco portraying the Virgin was found in Martina Franca.

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Trulli: the historical heritage of rural culture

by Vincent on 29 October 2013

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Considered by the UNESCO a world cultural heritage, Trulli are the dry stone huts with a conical roof that made Puglia famous allover the world.
These buildings, used as field shelters or store houses, have a long history that reached its best period in the 19th century.
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Italian cuisine: the tradition of Orecchiette

by Vincent on 4 September 2013

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In the Italian cuisine, the Orecchiette are placed in a leading position.
Their name comes from their shape, which reminds a small ear and the ability to make them by hands is a richness of old women and housewives.

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