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Discovering Puglia: The Trulii of Alberobello

The home base for our first week in Puglia was Hotel  Sovrano (www.hotelsovrano.it), a small and comfortable family-run hotel in Alberobello , a town of about 11,000 located in the province of Bari, Italy. Alberobello is famous for its unique trulli houses. These unusual dwellings are … Continue reading

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Discovering Puglia: Introduction

This past September and October my wife and I visited Puglia, Italy with a group of very talented painters lead by Toronto artist Barry Coombs (www.barrycoombs.ca). Barry is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art, and for more than 20 years … Continue reading

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Discovering Puglia – Castel del Monte

Castel del Monte is an unusual castle located about 11 km southwest of the city of Andria in the Puglia region of southeastern Italy. High on a hill with no other structures around it, this structure can be seen for miles, … Continue reading

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