Masseria Chiancone Torricella
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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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 ...
3.11.14 Pignataro Got up and packed our trusty Peugeot after breakfast. Plugged the address of The Queen Hotel into Bruce and we were off. Onto the Autostrada with a tank full of Diesel and Jenny took the wheel, she did well too. We stopped for coffee, then lunch and paid the €20 toll. Off to what we thought was our Hotel, but no, nothing in sight, stopped at a Cafe no one spoke English but they said it was 20 km further south. So off we go, tried ...
... was a small procession of locals (remembering the dead we assume) – because it is All Souls Day tomorrow. Italy is a really religious country. Not convinced the people are religious but the country is! I bought some purple lace earrings which will be great for Wednesday s at school. Loved this place. We have come home and Craig is cooking a sausage/mushroom risotto. Getting organized for tomorrow also – we have a long day of driving ahead of ...
... village in Italy. Lots of nice home, views, alleyways etc. and it was more spacious, with easy parking and very much enjoyed by us both. We had lunch at what looked like a simple restaurant but it was very nice and looked like a cave inside. Orrieche with broccoli and breadcrumbs – very tasty and Grilled beef with rocket & cheese and salad. Every day we order just two courses and share it. Back home again. Lovely place but the internet is not working very well at all ...
... are a lot of olive trees round here and many white buildings. The trulli buildings are cone shaped and look very cute. It is nice and quiet here and we have our own kitchen again which is wonderful. We set out and did some shopping at the Conad supermarket and tonight we cooked at home – yeh. Pasta and salad – only one course – portion sizes we wanted. We really loved being with relatives but it is nice to be on our own ...