Tag Archives: Puglia Tourism

Paestum

I popped into Villa Castelli today to visit  the barber’s for an haircut. The place was busy and the locals were chatting away about the most important subject of the day. It wasn’t the reforms of Renzi that interested them … Continue reading

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Olives

Sorry for the lack of a Saturday post but the olive harvesting has begun and after a day bashing trees with a stick I found myself quickly out to dinner with no time to type a few words. Today followed … Continue reading

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Palio

Just after I wrote the post below the internet crashed around this area . It is back up this morning so here it is …. I first went to visit Sienna in August 2001 and the track was still there … Continue reading

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Ceglie Messapica Market

Normally I go to Martina Franca market on Wednesdays when I need bits but I was busy having an haircut in Villa Castelli last Wednesday so missed it. Saturday is market day in Ceglie Messapica ( Cheleay mess a ( … Continue reading

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Shh, Don’t Tell A Soul

At lunch yesterday we met an Australian who has a trullo and has house guests with her. She was asking what kind of  excursions her guests might do during their stay. They are interested in things Puglian especially enjoying the … Continue reading

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Roma Ripoff Citta

So says many of the papers here this morning. it seems that 4 British tourists ate ice cream at a cafe near The Spanish Steps and were charged €64 for them . This has re-ignited the ripoff charge that as … Continue reading

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Patience Gray,Saga and Lemons

We topped 30C ( 87F) today, I would love to say that is normal but it certainly isn’t. We have warm African Sahara winds blowing this way for a few days so the temperature is more August than April. Still … Continue reading

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