“The sight of Bari coming from the south at night is my favorite. There is the sea, dark but not threatening, there is the seafront line and then the harbor, full of lights and promises, there are the tallest buildings – the tower of the Province, the bell tower of the cathedral of San Sabino, Motta’s skyscraper, built where once the first home of the Borgo mosaic existed-that give a rhythm to the silhouette of the city, there are cast iron lamps and bushes in the sea.
Everything, coming from that side, communicates a sense of small metropolis, friendly and welcoming. It’s nice.”
(Gianrico Carofiglio, Neither here nor anywhere else in Bari, 2008)