The photographer: Karen Zimmerman of Sun City Lincoln
Behind the lens: Travels to Italy’s lesser-known region of Basilicata (the arch of the boot) did not disappoint! Matera, the capital of of Basilicata, is the longest continuously inhabited city in the world – over 9,000 years! The houses in the ancient part of the city, which began as dwellings carved into the rocks, have been expanded beyond the caves into the structures where people still live and work today.
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