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It's time to sign up for the 2015 Matera Women's Fiction Festival

Yes, it’s that time of year again.

Time to think about signing up for the Matera Women’s Fiction Festival (24-27 September 2015).

Early bird rates are in effect until 30 June. 173 more words

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Five days in Puglia - the heel of Italy

If you want to see the real Italy – authentic, hospitable and full of charm and warmth – then Puglia is the place for you. 17 more words


Windy Riding near Matera

May 11 – 13 

Bicycling the countryside of the western Puglia continued to be inviting except for the wind. We left Gallipoli early Monday morning fighting the strong coastal wind (35 – 55 km/hr) for the first 25 km. 228 more words

Bicycle Touring


 Matera is a magical place. It is a cavernous, calcareous city where the houses are literally carved out of rock in Basilicata, in the arch region of the ‘boot’ and makes the cut for my top 10 places to see in Italy. 101 more words