Hotel Scoglio Degli Achei
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... wandering round. Not sleazy, it's just what they do. They're all nicely dressed. All quite short. Maybe that's where my height comes from, must be the Italian heritage. Day 4. Washing day today. Things dry well with the radiator things here. Got a bit more onward accommodation booked. It's getting busier and more expensive. Lunch at my restaurant again then packing up my case. It's getting fuller and heavier! What a surprise. Off to Bari tomorrow for 2 ...
Day 1. Well I managed to find my way around. The old town is just beautiful. Mostly white buildings and marble paths everywhere. Yay, it's not raining. I just wandered around and found my way to the tourist bureau. Got a better map which included the rest of the town, not just the old town. Had lunch at a recommended restaurant in the old town. I had ravioli with butter and sage dressing and then veal in lemon sauce ...
... s bloody cold! My air BnB host Enrico is there to pick me up. We drive to the self contained apartment, which is beautiful. The problem is that it's in the old town (no cars in there) so we park and walk to it. It's like a rabbit warren in there. I'll never find my way out (or back to the unit)! He's left a bit of food for me so I'm not going out there tonight. I'll wait till tomorrow when hopefully it won't be raining and I've got more hours to find my way back if I get ...
... 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 by not completing their houses, that's why you see ...
... Sorry to my friend Michael, but I could not help myself. 4.11.14 Alberobello Left The Queen to herself and headed south towards Alberobello Italy on the Autostrada and Jenny had another good go at driving, she has not quite gotten used to the lane drifting and the cutting you off by the locals yet. If you want to know a bit of the history of the Trulli I have attached this link. http://www.italia.it/en/discover-italy/ ...