chalk white houses against the blue the clouds they saunter about rolling hills & vineyards & waves the bells ring out eternity . . .
up and about around puglia down the hill into the dusty plains trulli upon trulli haybales & vineyards & endless olive groves sloop into martina franca white city crowned with cathedral towers kick about the maze of streets funkadelic chiming out some pizzeria churchbells out the basilica antipasto fiesta down some whitewashed alleyway … More Martina Franca, Italy 7/1/2017
1 trashman come to unload the bins church bells clang out the hours sun creeps up the commune walls birds call from the cummerse 2 someone’s playing ball in the alleys it bounces off the walls it’s that little busser girl from ai tre santi white sky cater-wheels 3 half moon hangs … More Locorotondo, Italy 6/28/2017
1 drive through hot dry fields into alberobello wind around the impossible lanes park on garibaldi walk up to our trattoria dine on antipasti & fava beans with chicory, pastas & steaks meander into the zona de trulli soaking up rain & sun trulli trulli trulli sprouting every which where roam the lanes & … More Alberobello, Italy 6/27/2017
1 out into the wilds of puglia fetch the car & drive it on out there into the fields & farms & vineyards trullis at every turn horses standing in the shade wildflowers hay bales olive groves wind along the stone walls that curl into the hills of italy 2 ten years with … More Cisternino, Italy 6/25/2017
1 sunset over locorotondo sparrows stir up a racket voices from the cobbled lanes church bells ring the hour marching band packed up her brass smells of pomodoro sauce & pasta erica’s cooking in our vaulted kitchen open a bottle of primativo 2 dog barks up the way the pasta almost ready sky … More Locorontondo, Italy 6/24/2017
score for a lavanderia outskirts of monopoli old man helps with the wash, insists erica smell his clean laundry ! back forth blazing sun of streets to bakeries, grocery stores. gas station gas up the car drive into valle de’ itria, leaving blue adriatic behind. trullis sprout all up the hillsides – wind into … More Puglia, Italy 6/23/2017