Mummies in Oria - Italian Notes

Mummies in Oria

As Halloween approaches I can’t help recording a visit to the mummies in Oria earlier this year. They were lined up in a crypt beneath the cathedral.

Driving in Italy

Driving in Italy

First hand observations from Italian roads and motorways.

cartapesta Lecce - Italian Notes

In Lecce cartapesta is more than a souvenir

Why is there a concentration of ‘Cartapesta’ workshops on Salento and especially around Lecce?

Coast between Manfredonia and Vieste - Italian Notes

Puglia itineraries

Five very different Puglia itineraries that will show you the very best of the heel’s views and landscapes.