Tag: Gargano

Legends of Puglia | Cristalda and Pizzomunno

Beauty and the Beast. Sleeping Beauty. Beauty and legend often coincide, the former inspiring the latter. Puglia is steeped in both. We are in Vieste, where beauty and nature come together. Here the soft white sand is kissed by crystal clear waters. Here the blue of the sea melts into the horizon and beyond, into big blue […]

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Grecale | I muri di casa

Puglia has a rich and ancient musical heritage. The musical legacy of the Salento and its Greek origins are particularly strong (in the Grecia Salentina southern part of Salento ancient Greek is still spoken). This is the pizzica, named after the pizzicata – meaning the woman bitten by the spider. The obsessive rhythm of the taranta […]

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New Podcast Episode | Three Weeks in Puglia part 2

Greg and Andrea live in northern Italy, but spent three weeks travelling around our region. In the second of a two part podcast we pick up with them in Santa Maria di Leuca as they head back up the Ionian coast. For part 1 click here. They are effusive in their praise for Puglia and […]

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Food recommendations for Puglia from the Big Gay Podcast from Puglia

New Podcast Episode | Three Weeks in Puglia

Greg and Andrea live in northern Italy, but spent three weeks travelling around our region. In the first of a two part podcast they take in Gargano, Imperial Puglia, Matera (in the neighbouring region of Basilicata), the Valle d’Itria and end up in Santa Maria di Leuca. They are effusive in their praise for Puglia […]

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