Riva Marina Resort CDSHotels
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... wandering round. Not sleazy, it's just what they do. They're all nicely dressed. All quite short. Maybe that's where my height comes from, must be the Italian heritage. Day 4. Washing day today. Things dry well with the radiator things here. Got a bit more onward accommodation booked. It's getting busier and more expensive. Lunch at my restaurant again then packing up my case. It's getting fuller and heavier! What a surprise. Off to Bari tomorrow for 2 ...
... old Italy anyway). I had also planned to go by bus to Alberobello to see the Trulli houses. Too wet for that too. I've decided to stay here for an extra 2 days so hopefully I'll be able to get there. Weather forecast doesn't look great though. I'm really liking this little town. It's so picturesque in the Centro storico. I'm loving the little unit too. Fully self contained, very clean and only 30 euro a night. ...
Raining again this morning. It's quite cold too. Got a taxi to the station - 12 euro - about 5 mins driving. Pretty expensive. Regional train to Martina Franca - about 2 hours, 7.70 euros. Countryside is very flat and quite stony. There's some dry stone walls and I even saw a shepherd with his sheep. Lots of olive trees (some very old), grape vines, market gardens. Lots of little villages only about 5 mins apart (by train). There's older school kids on the train. Don't ...
... 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 ...
... different combinations with Bruce, still no go. Pulled into the town the Hotel was supposed to be in and tried to ask directions from a lady in a Cafe, it went like this. "Do you speak English?" "No." "Can I show you an address." "No." She Looked quickly at address, gesticulated pointed up the road and said "Policia." So I left. Rang the Hotel and he gave me co ordinates as Hotel is brand new and is not listed yet and guess what, they were wrong. So ...