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Apulia – Discovering the Charm of Southern Italy

This year my mom and I spent our holiday in the south of Italy. We decided to travel to Apulia, a region that we both had visited before. It is hard to explain what it is that I like so much about the south of Italy. The landscape is more meager than for example in Tuscany. The coast is rocky and depending on the region there are huge plantations of olive trees. Most of the trees are age-old and they look exactly like that. I have seldom seen so many beautiful olive trees at one place! The soil in Apulia is mostly reddish brown and the architecture shows Moorish influences. For me, all these characteristics make this part of Italy to a very special place that has retained its authentic charm. The weather this year was comparably bad, so we had to use the car a lot to get to places where we assumed the weather would be better. Our hotel is located near Ostuni, the “white city”. Ostuni ist located on a hill a …