Hubby and I had a fabulous holiday in Ostuni (((Italy)))
This charming town extends at southeast of the Apulia Murge, encircling one of the five hills that border the Itria Valley. Here you will find a quiet atmosphere, genuine customs of simple and welcoming people friendly, caring.
Yet these are not the only significant beauties of Ostuni.
In this town, life goes on in absolutely enchanting scenery, for its whiteness, scents and colours of flowers on low walls and on windowsills.
Ostuni is called the "white town" because of its characteristic house, whitewashed up to the roofs. The custom of painting the houses with the sparkling white of the lime dates back to the 17th century, when this was one of the remedies to avoid the danger of infection, during a pestilence.
This lime wash, covering the town centre, is a peculiarity of Ostuni and it has become part of the town view. ....This habit has remained, as the centuries has gone by.... Today the houses stand out to the tourist eyes, with the colours of churches, monuments, ancient buil