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... taxes and fool the authorities. A lord moved his peasant workers here to clear land, but to avoid laws and taxes it was important that the town wasn't classed as an inhabited settlement. So until 1797 when Alberobello as given town status, the people had to live in the trulli that could be quickly dismantled when needed.
Tax avoidance in Italy is still evident today, I was told during our last visit that people avoid taxes ...
... is that down south in Italy is very different from the well known areas of Tuscany, Lakes, Dolomites etc. Will see what Sicily brings. 6.11.12 Alberobello to Crotone. Pouring rain, windy, but we got into the car and set Bruce for Cortone and true to form he led us and we did about 20 Kilometres through narrow streets lined with rock walls, similar to what you see in the English countryside. Anyway got on the coast road and the weather eased a bit, sea ...
... Tony. Lots of locals were around enjoying church and their 'passagatas'. Anyway we went to our Emmeji friend who recharged our Ipad, printed some documents for us and sold us some cards. Very useful visit.
Then we drove to Locorotunda – recommended by Roberto who is running La Trullesa where we are staying. It was only about 10 minutes away and parking was sinchy for a change.
What a gorgeous surprise. It is ...
... arches etc. – all very white. However later on, when I said my usual 'Bon Giorno' to a little old man today, he said to me (in Italian), ‘your smile brought joy to my life’; there you go. There were also great views down to the valley and eventually the sea from here. Nice place but does seem a bit poor.
Next we drove to Cisternino. It had stopped raining earlier in the morning but is certainly cooling down. We loved this pretty town – often voted as ...
... permitted. In fact it turned out to be free!!! Eventually we had a nice lunch at a Michelin listed restaurant called Trullo D’Oro. Nice ravioli and veal escallops. Yes we are trying to cut down. Another highlight was face timing Olivia as everyone was at Matthew’s place for Nana’s birthday. Wish we could also be there. Lovely during day but it is cooling down again now.
Alberobello really feels like a fairy tale town or Smurf ...