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Puglia: Quintessential Italy

Posted On: Jul 6, 2018   |   Posted By: Trek Travel

Puglia: Quintessential Italy

For nearly any intrepid traveler there's a certain gravity that will eventually pull your heart's curiosity in the direction of Italy. The masterfully crafted cuisine, the passionate culture of every day living, a tremendous history that sculpted the modern world as we know it, the art, the architecture...whatever it is that ignites your wanderlust; Italy is sure to become a craving in need of satiation eventually.
Words by Trek Travel Guides Jason Harding and Sonja Schmidt
In a country where each region carries such pronounced individual identities, it can be a daunting task to settle in on a favorite; but if we had only one single region where we were allowed to return in this beautiful country, you would find us down south in the heel of Italy's boot, soaking in la Dolce Vita in Puglia.
Puglia is the Italy of your imagination. Sautéed garlic and rosemary waft out of windows as grandmas gather in groups on their doorsteps to thumb out tiny ear shaped orecchiette pasta to the tune of mid day church bells...

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