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Larus michahellis

Larus michahellis

This Herring Gull (Gabbiano reale in italian) was taking off from the top of the "Chiesa del Rosario o di San Domenico" in Gallipoli. One of the books I liked the most during my early years was "Jonathan Livingston Seagull", of Richard Bach. Sometimes, when I'm in Gallipoli, I like to take it from our bookshelf and read it again.

iGallipoli

iGallipoli

This is the fantastic application developed by ARWalkers... available both for iPhone and Android, please download and install it www.arwalkers.com

Octopus vulgaris

Octopus vulgaris

The Octopus is one of the most intelligent inhabitants of the sea. It's really fun to play with it, trying to get its confidence... with a little bit of patience it's even possible to touch it.

Arbacia lixula

Arbacia lixula

When exploring the sea, I like to find the name of all the forms of life I meet. Sometimes what I found recalls to me my childhood... aculei of sea urchins were always a danger, for my feet or hands... but if the urchin was also good to eat, no problem, we usually collected it anyway! In this foto, the sea urchin is an arbacia lixula, so [...]

Moon

Moon

Che fai tu, luna, in ciel? dimmi, che fai, silenziosa luna? Sorgi la sera, e vai, contemplando i deserti; indi ti posi. Ancor non sei tu paga di riandare i sempiterni calli? Ancor non prendi a schivo, ancor sei vaga di mirar queste valli? Somiglia alla tua vita la vita del pastore. Sorge in sul primo albore move la greggia oltre pel campo, e [...]

Holy Friday in Gallipoli

Holy Friday in Gallipoli

As always, according to a tradition that started during the XVII century, the Confraternita del SS. Crocifisso and the Confraternita di Santa Maria degli Angeli bring their ancient statues along the streets of Gallipoli. Holy Friday is a very important day for each inhabitant of Gallipoli: faith and tradition together make this moment a [...]

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