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19-09-24 Altamura: Day 3. Trulli houses, Castel del Monte
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Altamura: Day 3. Trulli, Cas del Monte

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19-09-24 - Our first Trullo house.

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- 1999: Similar buildings in Ireland.
1999: Ireland trip.

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19-09-24 - Interior roof.

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19-09-24 - This one has been improved.

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19-09-24 - It's an insurance scheme.

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19-09-24 - We reach a picnic area.

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19-09-24 - A friendly lady runs a lunch facility.

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19-09-24 - Trullo modernization.

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19-09-24 - Our goal in the distance, a castle.

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19-09-24 - Castel del Monte and refreshments.

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19-09-24 - The Sforzas, formidable in olden Italy. More than mere tavern-keepers. Based in Milan. Similar calibre to the Montagus and Capulets.

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19-09-24 - Merle surveys the ramparts.

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19-09-24 - And the countryside.

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19-09-24 - Welcome to my humble abode.

We're told this is something of a folly, like Casa Loma in Toronto. The eight octagonal towers were imbued with mathematical significance. It was built by the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II in the 13th century. Virtually no signs of wear and tear on the outside.
The interior seems somewhat sparse today.

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19-09-24 - Certainly LOOKS defencible.

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19-09-24 - Back home in Altamura. Gina has just popped in to say hello.

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19-09-24 - Cute street decor. Viewed on the way back to the hotel after dinner.

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