Photos and the City

Slow travel & photography

Strolling through the Sassi today one almost can´t imagine how living in the caves had been until the 1950ies. Whole families and their live stock lived cheeck by jowl, without running water and other modern facilities. It’s difficult to imagine that Matera’s ancient warren was known not too long ago as “the shame of Italy” […]

Yesterday I stumpled upon this article about a derelict, abandoned chateau in the south of France. And I felt in love with this building instantly. Bought by an australian couple about three years ago, they started to renovate the chateau slowly and steady. On their blog they show the amazing details hidden behind cement, painted […]