Smoke from a small dwelling in the Sassi quarter of Matera drifts into the morning light. The Duomo stands tall in the background.
Large areas of The Sassi were evacuated due to malaria, poverty and disease in the 1950s. Even with recent rennovation there is an erie abandoned quality to this part of the city at this hour of the morning.
AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm 1:2.8G
Lazy morning smoke, Matera, Basilicata, Italy has been featured in the following groups:
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