Hello! This morning I was going to check for the small plants of golden tomatoes on my balcony, since I water them quite often, mostly twice a day, when I saw this little beauty taking a rest in the vase of the daisies and contemplating the view. Very quickly, I grabbed my camera and slowly focused on it. Glad I could immortalize the moment we said “good morning” to each other. It was like a little miracle of the day. Wishing a good day to everybody 🙂
It was about a month ago, on February 23rd, when we took off from Brindisi airport and we looked at these stunning views of the Adriatic coast from the skyes of Apulia. Enjoy the video and a good weekend to everybody!
A walk in the Baroque city lights
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Wishing Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and to your loved ones.
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Sieglinde Accommodation (CIS: LE07503591000000616)
Hello! It is the beginning of the fourth Advent week and we are in the mood for Christmas. We enjoyed a beautiful walk in the early morning in the Baroqued old town of Lecce, South of Apulia, and took some pictures while the city was just waking up. A new video is now available on Giuseppa Sallustio Vimeo channel and here in our webpages at My Holidays in Apulia®. Welcome!
It was time for a gorgeous drive along the winding streets of the undulating hills among Brindisi, Bari and Taranto provinces. When we left the city of Lecce, the weather was nice and mild, indeed it was 26° C. Later on, after one hour and a half of driving, the tempearature was around 22° C and the sky had a light veil of clouds, which enhanced the mellowness of the soil and the honeyed palette of colors that nature uses to offer as gift during the Autumn season.
Once more we witnessed a masterwork of nature. Reverberating golden light and pink streakings painted the sky above ploughed fields, these latter as powerful expression of hard work and daily life in the surrounding area. That modern view of a rural frame, which reminded of the meticulous telling of great artists about authentic life in the countryside.
Wishing everybody a beautiful weekend!
“It is nature that makes wheat and grass grow, but it is art that prepares the soil”. – Giovanni Battista Della Porta
Are you thinking about your next holidays, maybe in the South of Italy?
Are you planning to live abroad with your family for a short while, taking your own chance for enjoying some time all together?
Do you need a place for your workation?
Sieglinde (CIS: LE07503591000000616) is a beautiful, well-catered 19th century vaulted ceilinged apartment, only few steps away from the historical center of Lecce, a Baroque art jewel of Apulia. The cosy living – fire place area is where guests can find relax by listening to music or reading a good book chosen from the shelf. Besides, it is an ideal area for drinking a toast to the Italian holiday, enjoying a BBQ or a fine romantic dinner by candle light. What is more, guests may also take advantage of the free internet wifi connection by keeping on job activities even though they are on holiday.
Through the eyes of their host, Giuseppa Sallustio, it was the cosy feeling of home for her guests, friends, families who chose Lecce for their Christmas holidays.
They had great time visiting the old center of Lecce, in the South of Italy, enjoying its art, exploring the coasts without missing the chance of a long drive in the beautiful Itria Valley and then having good food all together by the fire place.
Your visit at My Holidays in Apulia® webpages is very welcome. Thank you!
October is still the right time for enjoying a holiday abroad.
The weather is still mild in Apulia, in the South of Italy, and you can’t miss the opportunity for exploring villages of art, then sitting in a small square by a café and enjoying a good cup of coffee or a delicious ice cream.
Are you planning your holidays abroad in the next 6 months?
Is Apulia, in the South of Italy, among your preferred holiday destinations choices, by chance?
You are welcome to visit our webpages and check for our offers about an ideal accommodation very close to the historical center in Lecce. Thank you!
For more details, please check here: Book Sieglinde Apt – from € 99/night | My Holidays in Apulia®
It is early morning, about 27.5°C, when, from the highway Lecce – Gallipoli – Santa Maria di Leuca (exit Galatone), I head to Seclì, a village in the South West of Apulia. Indeed, it is not too far from the Ionian coast.
The small ancient church, dedicated to S. Antonio, (one of the patron saints of the village), is on the right side, at the beginning of the main street, which leads to the center of the village. The church was built around the end of the 16th Century together with the ancient monastery, where friars belonging to the order of Friars Minor lived following the Franciscan Rule.
On June 13th, in the early morning, locals and even people on foot from the neighboroughood, get to the church for the celebration of the mass in honor of the humble saint, on small pilgrimages made of prayers and old singing.
A very suggestive moment in all the celebration is when local bakeries and common people offer and share “the holy bread of S. Antonio” with the community, as sign of deep devotion toward the saint and old ritual to express thanks at the reaping time, which happens again and again one year after an other.