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One night during our stay in Saline we were taken to the town of Bianco to see a special performance. As we drove from Saline, we passed through Brancaleone which looked like a fantastic town. It was a very small …

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The night after our feast in Scilla, we met up with my uncle and followed him to his beach house in Saline which is about 20 kms south of Reggio. We spent the next week there and I tell you …

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On our last night in Reggio we caught up with my grandma’s sister and relatives and we were then taken for a drive around Reggio and beyond. For dinner we drove to the incomparable Scilla. This town is truly spectacular …

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As I mentioned, we drove straight to Reggio to spend more time with my relatives before I flew back to Sydney. We ended up spending a week in Reggio and a week in Saline with family and it was the …

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So after deciding I would fly back to Sydney for a week, we needed to push our plans forward a little bit so we decided to drive straight to Reggio to visit my relatives and spend a longer period of …

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So I’m back in Sydney… Firstly allow me to explain something about the blog. Normally after we’ve visited a town I write about it within a day or two and then schedule the post for about a week later. That …

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From Torretta Mare we drove inland to Matera. In this town there are cave like dwellings called sassi which are built into the mountains. I believe these houses originate from a prehistoric settlement and are one of the earliest human …

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After staying in Gallipoli we decided to head further around the coast to a quieter beach side town. There’s plenty to choose from but we decided to stop in Torretta Mare. We’ve noticed a lot of the towns along the …

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I was speaking to my cousin who lives in Rome and she recommended that when we visit Puglia, we make a trip to Gallipoli. I was told it was a big party destination but it also had a great beach …

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After Lecce we decided to drive to the coast for the night so we would benefit from the beautiful coastal breeze. We headed to Torre Dell’orso (Bear Tower) one of the closest beach towns. We didn’t know anything about it …

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