Alberobello

Alberobello

Alberobello is famous for its trulli huts, white, circular stone farmhouses allegedly built in that way as to be easy to deconstruct when the tax collector arrived from Naples. A village with quiet charm, suffocated by the crowds. No street left empty, no building spared of souvenirs. All of this, still, during shoulder season. It’s [...]

Altamura

Altamura

Altamura, Old Town, an entire population crowded in the square for Sunday socializing. Everyone at a bar or café. We ate bread and focaccia on the fountain, watched the kids on skateboards and the people walking. Away from the square, alcoves and arches. Emptier streets. Behind the walls, through open windows, the sound of families [...]

Cinque Terre, Another Day

Cinque Terre, Another Day

My impressions of Cinque Terre are mixed. In a sense, it's like a Disney World - crowded, connected, seemingly fake and over the top, but also purely magical. A dream that's real. The culture, the food, the sun, the sea - it's all real. It's simple and calming. Colorful. I feel like I shouldn't, but [...]

Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre

There is so much to say about these pictures and no great way to say any of it. It was one of the best, most full and joyful days of life. Reunited with best friends, gelato, pizza, wine, swimming in the sea, the warmth of the sun. We voyaged through all five of the five [...]

Riomaggiore

Riomaggiore

Beautiful, rainbow, Riomaggiore, our homebase for the three nights that we spent in Cinque Terre, overlooking the Ligurian Sea. This, the first day of the set of some of the best days of my life. It began in Genoa in the afternoon. We flew in from London Stansted that morning, then took a cab to [...]