Return to Italy - Alberobello and Matera June 23rd 2011 Wednesday 8th June 2011
Arrived bright and early in Bari on the Superfast overnight ferry from Patras.
Back in a land where our sat nav functions - thankfully - as getting onto the road south proved interesting having to navigate through the congested streets of this port city.
We were headed to Alberobello recommended ( thanks Barry ) as a must see place.
Alberobello is a small town and c ... read more
Europe » Italy » Basilicata » Matera » Bernalda Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more