One of the small sheltered bays that make natural harbours for the local fishermens small boats
The lighting and approaching storm made this cgreat church look more like a film lot front. The deferential pose of the local added to the drama
Midday sun, polished marble floor and storm approaching in the background, really made the light bounce around the piazza. Was quite blinding
Typical lived in back street - a bit run down but great details and beauty in places
Steep street down to main piazza No parking at any time!
The bell tower opposite an hotel - should be a good alarm
Brightly coloured doors and walls break up the white facades
Beautiful residential back street where light seems to find strange places
They manage to get such great spaces into such dense towns
The blue shutters really glowed in the overall flat light
Eyecatching way to advertise
The town extends to the very edge of the cliffs even though a lot of the cliffs are actually sea caves
A church in the clifftop town of Polignano a Mare.
There is in fact a sheer drop to the sea from the railings of well over 100ft!
Spot the pidgeon in the dark and brooding back street
Grand Entrance to Polignano
The beach at Polignano Over looked by imposing cliffs and a dragon
The Trulli capital A world heritage site and as such betst to visit first thing or way out of season to avoid all the cruise ship busloads!
The town extends to the very edge of the cliffs even though a lot of the cliffs below are actually undermined by sea caves
A typical small shrine found in just about every small town and village throughout Puglia - Yhia one beautifly kept and well lit, but like most nothing to tell you anything about it - purely for the locals
Splash Of Colour
Walking around the backstreets of the whitewash town of Locorotondo it is a surprising relief to find a non white wall and a great floral display
Steps Up To Basilica di San Martino
Although this church is impressive and dominates the piazza the fact that everything has been built so close around it does diminish it somewhat
Trulli Rural Italy
The light is caught under the approaching storm clouds highlighting all the Trulli's that typify the area
In a sea of black & white Trulli no: 49 stood out
Colour My World
Walking around the streets of Polignano a Mare the properties painted with any colour really stood out against the majority white ones
Back Street Rodi Garganico
The lido at San Cataldo very much out of season