Category Archives: Italy

Old Lucania – Sensing the History of Place

A few years ago I went with a friend to the region of Basilicata (originally Lucania) in southern Italy. This was prompted to some degree by the fact that neither of us had been there before, and we were curious

Old Lucania – Sensing the History of Place

A few years ago I went with a friend to the region of Basilicata (originally Lucania) in southern Italy. This was prompted to some degree by the fact that neither of us had been there before, and we were curious

U is for Umbria

I’m going for Umbria… Just a few images of the landscape there:

U is for Umbria

I’m going for Umbria… Just a few images of the landscape there:

P is for Pitigliano

Here goes for another off-the-beaten-track place, tucked in a forgotten corner of Tuscany. I first wrote about it in a post yonks ago in more detail…..Link to that at the bottom And here’s the old post: https://suejudd.com/2013/05/21/italy-less-trodden-part-1/

P is for Pitigliano

Here goes for another off-the-beaten-track place, tucked in a forgotten corner of Tuscany. I first wrote about it in a post yonks ago in more detail…..Link to that at the bottom And here’s the old post: https://suejudd.com/2013/05/21/italy-less-trodden-part-1/

L is for Locorotondo

Locorotondo is a picturesque town on a hilltop in Puglia, Italy.  Quite a dazzling sight against a bright blue summer sky: The historic part of the town is circular (the name is a clue!), and this part is a maze

L is for Locorotondo

Locorotondo is a picturesque town on a hilltop in Puglia, Italy.  Quite a dazzling sight against a bright blue summer sky: The historic part of the town is circular (the name is a clue!), and this part is a maze

G is for Gubbio

Gubbio in Umbria, Italy is a great place for photography…steep cobbled streets, wonderful architecture and views over the rooftops. Here’s a taster: This was supposed to be posted before H!

G is for Gubbio

Gubbio in Umbria, Italy is a great place for photography…steep cobbled streets, wonderful architecture and views over the rooftops. Here’s a taster: This was supposed to be posted before H!

C takes us to Craco Vecchia

Not everyone’s taste, but for lovers of the long deserted, the abandoned, the atmospheric ruin…this was the place for me First sighting – the old town appears, rising up from the scrubby, olive-tree dotted plain: We drive closer, and park

C takes us to Craco Vecchia

Not everyone’s taste, but for lovers of the long deserted, the abandoned, the atmospheric ruin…this was the place for me First sighting – the old town appears, rising up from the scrubby, olive-tree dotted plain: We drive closer, and park

B must be Bagno Vignoni…..

One of my favourite places in Italy, a tiny hamlet around a sulphur spring….. I came across it in a film by the late Andrei Tarkovsky. My friend and I stayed one night in a wonderful small B&B, and the

B must be Bagno Vignoni…..

One of my favourite places in Italy, a tiny hamlet around a sulphur spring….. I came across it in a film by the late Andrei Tarkovsky. My friend and I stayed one night in a wonderful small B&B, and the

Agrigento

It appears there is an April A to Z challenge, so I shall have a rummage through my archives to come up with suitable images from places I have visited….may have to bend my own rules for some of the

Agrigento

It appears there is an April A to Z challenge, so I shall have a rummage through my archives to come up with suitable images from places I have visited….may have to bend my own rules for some of the