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A visit to the awesome Matera and how to get great pictures

The ancient town of Matera, with its “Sassi” district, is a fascinating city. It will delight all your senses.

You find it deep in Southern Italy, nested in a harsh yet beautiful rocky landscape: the karst semi-arid plateau streaked with canyons called… 512 more words


The Subterranean City

Why would the city of Matera want to represent European culture in 2019?

From the ‘50s onwards Matera has been an important place for experimentation and innovation. 278 more words


Workaway #2: The Masseria in Matera

Matera is a city in a canyon of the Basilicata region. Within the city lies the Sassi di Matera, which are stone houses in caves and cliffs. 887 more words



This post was written by our friend and tourist by chance – Vittoria Vigni. Read more on her at the end of the post.

Welcome to Matera… 1,676 more words

Trekking in Lucania, tra boschi e daini: Irsina e Monte Ursi, a Matera, Basilicata

Green Puglia collabora con  ASD Arneotrekking, per una nuova serie di escursioni naturalistiche e percorsi di trekking. Terza tappa in Lucania, il delizioso borgo di Irsina e Monte Ursi, in provincia di Matera che… 284 more words


Migrant Mothers

Italy, like many “advanced” countries, relies on migrant women’s labour to manage modern family lifestyles. The particular phenomenon, yet little studied in the italian immigration scene, is that women’s collaboration in family work, is implemented in ways that engage information technology and has an impact on the organization of the migrant’s original family, and society. 292 more words