Masseria Chiancone Torricella
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Tuesday 23rd Dec - I know I'm getting a little repetitive, but ever since I saw this place on a TV program I have wanted to visit it in real life, so this was our chance as its only a short train trip from Bari. It's a picturesque village that is another World UNESCO heritage site for its unique "trulli" houses that have cone shaped roofs.
The history behind them is, once the whole town where just of trulli and being typical Italian - they were designed to fiddle ...
... around lunch found a Q8 (Kuwait) service station and had lunch in the Cafe, two lovely Pasta dishes, Jens came with Mussels which then turned into my meal. Calabrian food is a bit spicier than other areas it was just lovely. We found Crotone which is very low socio economic with lots of African Asylum Seekers wondering the streets and competing with the hundreds of Gypsys for cash. Checked into our Hotel, just great and a bit out of town with ...
... 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 ...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
We had another great day. Slower start and then we drove firstly to Ostuni – this is a white hilltop town about 30 minutes south from Alberobello. BTW Alberobello means beautiful tree and there are sure plenty round here. Craig and I first saw Ostuni from a distance on the train and I was very keen to see it. The drive was lovely even with the rain, and along the way we saw many very old olive trees with very thick trunks. After parking we ...
... 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 ...