Masseria Chiancone Torricella
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Today the weather still wasn't great but it didin't stop us from taking a trip to Locorotondo - where the old town is built in the round. Smilar to Ostuni, it is made up of lots of small tightly packed whitewashed houses and little streets to ...
So we are now back in Italy having arrived yesterday morning on the ferry at about 11.30am. We then had an hour or so drive to our Trullo, just outside Cisternino, a typical Puglian house, once used to house wine presses, or animals, and sometimes families ! The trulli can now be seen all over this area, and most are modernised ...
... come across a lot of spent shotgun cartridges, so wondered if they get killed, or whether they are sitting there with their beaks shut so they won't be noticed! We came back for a late lunch and then this evening went into Alberobello for the festivities accompanying their saints' day. It's huge. All the decorative lights were on and alternated in time to the music. There were lots of stalls selling food, clothing, toys, pets, etc, ...
... a while before they allowed the passengers to embark. We had breakfast (included in the ticket price) and I rather enjoyed my cheese omelette even though it was a little hurried. We seemed to go from one queue to another and the wait in passport control at the port of Bari was tedious. The Italians, as we were very soon to discover have no perception of queuing so it is all a little haphazard with people trying to get in front of you. The 'key learn' ...
... of mussels, clams and prawns. We were made to understand that he had caught the fish, which I think he was quite proud of, and before we could leave he had served us up with a small portion of the fish each, a large plate of mussels and a glass of bubbly, which, when finished, was replenished. By this time we were both feeling quite happy but thought we ought to leave before they put anything else ...