26 September, 2017

2017 – Puglia Region Day 6 – Manduria Mercato & Gallipoli

2017 – Puglia Region Day 6 – Manduria Mercato & Gallipoli
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Last day in the Puglia area. Wow our time here flew by! The storm has passed and we are clear to take off to Gallipoli, on the Ionic Sea. Manduria Mercato Olives and nuts.Grains of every imaginable kind. Dried fava! I’ve looked forward to this market all week. Visiting the markets here in Italy is
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30 January, 2017

A-Tisket, A-Tasket, A Pasta & Meatball Basket

A-Tisket, A-Tasket, A Pasta & Meatball Basket
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You have to be pretty old to remember the children’s nursery rhyme A-Tisket, A-Tasket, or hang around old people who do. The song/nursery rhyme was first known in the US in 1879. This upbeat tune was recorded by Ella Fitzgerald in 1938.   A few fun facts from Wikipedia: “The music for the song was used
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