Touring the Appian Way, Ancient Rome’s “Queen of Roads”


Map of the Appian Way and the later and shorter Via Appia Traiana. Known as the “Regina Longarum Viarum,” or “Queen of the Long Roads,” the Appian Way, possibly ancient Rome’s most famous road, was built in 312 BC to connect Rome to Brindisi in the south of Italy; it was one of the most important and strategic roads of the Roman...

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Fascinating Things to do in Bari, Puglia


Founded by Greeks, resting place of the original Santa Claus and capital of the region of Puglia in the south of Italy, Bari has lots to shout about. Located in the southern heel it’s the second largest city in the mezzogiorno, or southern Italy, and has a long history as a bustling port. But few realize that the old town retains much of its...

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