category archives: travel

  when you think of puglia (apulia), you may envision the distinctive whitewashed stone huts with conical roofs in alberobello. trulli | alberobello | BA | italy foreground | view of the rione monti district from the rione aia piccola district background | chiesa sant’antonio da padova (church of saint anthony of padua) photo credit […]

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  puglia (apulia), the ‘heel’ of the italian ‘boot’, is located between the adriatic and the ionian seas.  with approximately 800 kilometers (500 miles) of coastline.  along with cliffs, sea caves, coves, sand dunes, sand and pebble beaches. map via zeemap   generally, the water is deeper along the adriatic coast than the ionian coast.  […]

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  my husband, bob, and i could now consider ourselves cave dwellers.* for two nights, at il palazzotto, our hotel in matera, italy.  suite number 3 | il palazzotto residence & winery | matera | MT | italy photo credits lisa walsh | innerspace   matera is located in the basilicata region of italy (the […]

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  one word could describe many of the award winning show gardens at the 2019 chelsea flower show: naturalistic   rhs chelsea flower show 21-25 may 2019 royal hospital chelsea | london | united kingdom the m&g garden best show garden | gold medal winner | rhs chelsea flower show | 2019 designed by andy […]

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  you may know that genova (genoa), italy was a maritime republic whose economic power peaked during the late 16th and early 17th centuries.  at that time, the genovese aristocracy developed a public network of private palaces to host state visitors.  42 of the palazzi dei rolli (palaces of the lists) are now unesco world […]

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