Walking through Matera, one feels as if they are a living part of history. It is impossible to feel 'outside the moment' in this city. The underground caves and ancient byzantine frescoes are complimented by traditional trattorias, cafes, and impressive cathedrals. Although seemingly off the beaten path, Matera is a must for anyone visiting the Puglian region. Just make sure your camera is fully charged, as every frame tells a most remarkable story.