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Gravina Stories and peasant traditions
27 USD
Embark on a fascinating journey to uncover the hidden tales, age-old customs, and forgotten practices that have shaped the fabric of this enchanting destination. As you delve into the local culture, you'll uncover a treasure trove of stories, traditions, and ancient ways that will leave you in awe.
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Get ready to delve into the rich history of Cavato San Marco, an ancient district that's home to a labyrinth of caves, underground shops, and hidden quarries. As you explore this fascinating area, your guide will regale you with tales of the past, revealing the traditions of rural life, the secrets of skilled craftsmen, and the quirky stories of pagan rituals. Uncover the mysteries of the ancient caves, once revered as sacred sites for the snake goddess. Learn how skilled miners extracted Sall, a key ingredient in the production of gunpowder. Wander through the caverns, where humble dwellings were carved out of the rock, and listen to heartwarming stories of life in the old days, where donkeys and mules were loyal companions. As you venture deeper into this underground world, you'll discover the hidden gems of the past, where food and wine were stored in cool, dark cellars. Let your guide transport you back in time, and uncover the secrets that lie beneath your feet.