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Egnazia

ArcheoLido: a dive in thirty centuries of history

Driving along the coast south of Capitolo, you come close to the Archaeological Museum of Egnazia which guards the remains...

The largest Ice house in Valle d’Itria

In order to dispose of the ice during the warmer months, the snow was kept in hypogeal constructions suitable to preserve the temperature close...

Lime milk and “the art of whitening”

Withening is the ritual that is repeated at the beginning of each summer in order to return the whiteness to the outside...
chiesa della Madonna della Candelora

Arte rupestre: A Canulόrǝ (a vǝrnètǝ jĕ’ fόrǝ)

Il giorno della Candelora, 2 Febbraio, ci ricorda che siamo esattamente a metà dell'inverno, come recita un proverbio nostrano: A Canulor a...

Valle d’Itria: a life style

Inhabitants of Valle d’Itria had set their permanent homes inside the safe old town walls, while outside in the open country space they built...

The fascinating rock settlement of Lama d’Antico

During the Middle Ages (namely between the 6th and 14th centuries), several farming communities were developed around a crossroads of strategic...

Pizzica and Tarantella, can you hear the difference?

Pizzica pizzica, is a traditional rhythmic popular dance originated in Puglia. Played with  guitars, violins and accompanied by tambourines, the dance spred out in...

Martina Franca: The Church of Saint Anthony Amid History and Legend

The Church of Saint Anthony (Chiesa di Sant’Antonio) and the adjoining convent were erected at the end of the 15th century...

Locorotondo, genuine Christmas vibes

Santa Claus  is in full swing in his  Rovaniemi office: there are still some letters to read and the latest packages to pack and then...