It was one of the stranger scenes I’d seen in my travels.
Standing on the rim of the ravine I looked out across the sea of buildings before me. They were stone houses, stores, churches and everything else imaginable, all scooped out of the rock for innumerable centuries.
It was both haunting and beautiful, and one of the more unusual sights I’ve seen in all of Italy.
Italy’s Bizarre Tourist Attraction: the Sassi of Matera