Valle Dei Trulli
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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 ...
... 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 ...
November 1, 2014
Last day in Puglia and it did not disappoint. We had a lazier start and then skyped the harveys. Josy and Chris – you did not respond? Tomorrow is a travel day so we may not get round to this for a while. Then after Orvieto we are going to Ambra – free accommodation and no wifi so you may not hear as much from us then. Anyway, we went into Alberobello again for the last time. Today is All Saints Day – ...
... 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 ...
... Wednesday, October 29, 2014
We are staying at La Trullesa and it is a lovely place to stay. Although compact we do have an outside eating area and kitchen which is very much appreciated. As part of this B&B they do have a shop and so breakfast included Italian coffee (yeh), juice and nice pastries – better than we usually get. We set out into Alberobello and it is a very pretty city. It is full of the Trulli houses, which you ...
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