• Lifestyle,  Travel

    VISITING OSTUNI IS ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA

    Visiting Ostuni is always a good idea (written in English and Dutch) During our holiday in Puglia, a southern Italian region also called the heel of the boot, it’s without doubt Ostuni charmed us the most. Ostuni, also called the “white city”, because all houses are painted white. There is a reason why. The liming of the houses dates back to the 17th century. Lime is a kind of disinfectant and as such protected the Ostunian citizens against the outbreak of the plague. Until today, the locals are still obliged to whitewash their houses every year, the government would even financially support the costs. The town has a few churches…

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