★ Country - People - Adventure

Countries - People - Adventure - Italy's unknown south - Puglia and Basilicata

Fantastic landscapes + spectacular evidence of great cultural history, according to "National Geographic" Puglia counts in the "boot" of Italy to the most beautiful regions of the world. The southern most tip of the country between the Adriatic + the Ionian Sea exudes a mixture of originality, culture + lifestyle. To this day people are deeply rooted in the tradition of their country. Puglia has become a region of longing.

Matera is European Capital of Culture 2019. In Basilicata, on the border of Puglia, lies Matera. The small town is European Capital of Culture 2019. Right on the border with Apulia lies Matera. The old town with its caves is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In one of the caves, Chef Carlo Pozzuoli runs a restaurant. He is the man of typical specialties of his hometown + has to cook an official dish representing Matera as European Capital of Culture 2019.

Broadcasted on 13th of June 2019 at 9.00pm on NDR/ARD.

Music: POPVIRUS Library