Park Hotel San Michele
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... 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 ...
... We drove to Santa Severina which is a town of just over 2000 people. Drove up the hill in fading light and rain and had a look around, there was a castle from the 1100s and the views fabulous hope the pictures do it justice, made my day. Jenny read about it in a Novel by an English couple who moved there after a holiday. On way home bought a classy €3.25 bottle of red. Dinner in hotel, tomorrow we leave the mainland for Sicily, see you in about a ...
... in shape and another gorgeous white town. Once again voted in as a pretty village. Apparently every year it is compulsory to white wash all the buildings and so it really looked clean, white and very pretty. Instead of 'trullis' it has 'truddhis' with tops which have peaked gabled rooves instead and do seem bigger. We hope to frame some of today’s photos and it is one place we actually thought we would like to live. We had a lovely time. At one ...
... and easily found the main centre Piazza. This was pretty with church and statue of San Oronzo dominating the square. Apparently, he is the town protector. Then we proceeded to get lost. Craig is usually excellent but the map was **** and when we ended up in the residential area (full of all white houses), most of them had no idea how to direct us (??? No comment). We eventually made it back to the square and had a drink and then found the Via del Cattedrale – lovely ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
After a long chat at breakfast, Lina made our lunch and we set out for Alberobello in Puglia. We have never been to this area before. The roads were as quiet as we have had them in Italy – even on the autostrada. Nice for a change. We arrived at our 'hotel', which is just a couple of kilometres out of Alberobello. It is set amongst the Trulli houses and looks very nice and quite different from the rest of ...