Masseria Torre Coccaro
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
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But it was definitely not in a way that I would want. We arrived in Polignano a Mare and I was still feeling miserable from whatever illness I had contracted, so moving just wasn't a thing that was going to happen. So, I gave my roommates a list of a couple things to pick up for me when they went to the grocery store. Meanwhile, I laid on the couch and started going through the apartment's expansive DVD collection, which included 8 Mile ...
... been hard in the old days for people here. The Trulli houses would have been very cold in winter and probably hot in summer. No power or running water. This area was a very poor area of Italy. The food from here is called Cucina Povera meaning something like peasant food. It's good wholesome food. In demand now. Back in Martina Franca and I love the old area. In the dusk light it just looks beautiful. Especially the Church. There's always a lot of old ...
... of white wine. So before your food comes they bring out a basket of bread and 2 slices of bruschetta like bread, 1 slice has olive oil and tomatoes on and the other slice has a fairly strong creamy cheese. All very yum. My food was delicious although the lemon sauce was quite tangy. The wine was very good, specially for a house wine. They don't charge for the bread and bruschetta. 18 euro all up. After lunch I went ...
... the school times are but the train left Lecce at 12.45 and they were getting off at different stops so obviously finished school. We keep passing fields of solar panels. Good! As we get closer to MF it starts to get a little but hillier. Lots of terraces now. And stone fruit blossom. We pass a lot of the little trulli houses. They're so cute. Look like fairy houses, or hobbit houses. They're everywhere. Beautiful countryside. It's still raining when the train arrives in MF ...
... 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 ...