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- Tennis Court
- Hot tub
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Today the weather still wasn't great but it didin't stop us from taking a trip to Locorotondo - where the old town is built in the round. Smilar to Ostuni, it is made up of lots of small tightly packed whitewashed houses and little streets to ...
... accommodation, each cone of the building being a separate room, the largest room having the biggest cone !. You'll get what I mean when you see the pictures.....Yesterday we ended up getting hit with what we assume is the backend of Joaquin, so spent most of the day in the trullo. Today, the weather has improved so we headed to ...
... come across a lot of spent shotgun cartridges, so wondered if they get killed, or whether they are sitting there with their beaks shut so they won't be noticed! We came back for a late lunch and then this evening went into Alberobello for the festivities accompanying their saints' day. It's huge. All the decorative lights were on and alternated in time to the music. There were lots of stalls selling food, clothing, toys, pets, etc, ...
... these define the area. They look a little like Kentish Oast houses and are round with little pointed roofs. Made from a form of dry stone walling, many have subsequently been rendered. Originally created for some tax dodge many years ago they have become a permanent fixture on the landscape and rather attractive and we would be staying in one, for two nights. We decided that I would have the upstairs room and Cal the downstairs sofa bed. It was easier ...
... the streets. No-one knows the origin of the design, but none are older than the 14th century, and most were built from the 18th to 20th centuries. Because they are dry stone built, one theory is that they were made so that they could be dismantled if the tax inspector came around to avoid paying high taxes. In Alberobello they are attaching wooden frames with lights to all the lamp posts as there is ...