basilicata


The region of Basilicata may be overlooked by many visitors to Italy, but those who do go to Basilicata most often do so in order to visit Matera. It’s a place somewhat caught in time – so much so that it’s been used as the backdrop for several films that […]

Cheap Hostels in Matera


  There’s nothing like a little goat manure to get the attention of politicians, I always say. After waiting for a month for a pasture in which to graze his 500 goats, a shepherd in an unnamed “southern Italian city” brought his protest to the prefect’s office’s front door. The […]

Goat Manure Gets Results