Tag Archives: Ostuni

Italy Travel – Photos from Ostuni in Puglia

Città Bianca, or the White City, is the nickname given to the Italian city of Ostuni in the southern region of Puglia. All the buildings in its historic district must be painted white and from a distance  the view of … Continue reading

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Italy Travel Photos – Random Street Scenes

I love taking random photographs of people in the street. I found these taxi drivers waiting for their next fare at the Verona train station. Here is a typical scene in front of a newspaper shop or tabacchi. You can … Continue reading

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My Italian Friend Lucia

This is about my young Italian friend Lucia from Brindisi. She is 20 years old and I met her on the bus to Ostuni and then bumped into her again the following day while exploring the town. I was impressed … Continue reading

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Food in Italy

Everyone knows that the food in Italy is wonderful and of course Italians pride themselves on the preparation of the food and using only the freshest ingredients. I had to photograph some of the terrific food I had in Italy. … Continue reading

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A Day at the Beach and an Evening in Ostuni

Thursday June 9 After breakfast I made arrangements for a taxi to take me to the private beach recommended by the hotel. It is a beautiful sunny day, and I can’t wait to relax on a beach! Although I can … Continue reading

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First Day in Ostuni

Tuesday June 7 This morning after breakfast I went out to explore Ostuni, and just outside my hotel I found I had a great view of the centro storico (historic center) of Ostuni! It is easy to see why Ostuni … Continue reading

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Record Search in Colle d’Anchise and Train Travel to Ostuni

Monday June 6 I packed, had breakfast, checked out and said arrivederci to Signor Michele, who introduced me to his lovely wife. Antonella picked me up and we went to the commune, where I hoped to locate some records of … Continue reading

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Going to Puglia

I have a little over two weeks left until I leave for Italy and I am still figuring out  some of my itinerary for about two weeks. I finally decided on exploring the region of Puglia, which is in the … Continue reading

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