Dicember in Apulia, land of the Trulli (Wonderful holidays)

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Trulli are circular, conical-roofed white-washed houses built of stone without any use of mortar. Their roofs, topped with pinnacles, are tiled with concentric rows of gray slate and often painted with astrological or religious symbols.

Their origin is obscure but few of these solid-looking constructions date back more than a couple of centuries. The greatest concentration of Trulli houses is in and around Alberobello.

The characteristic of this type of construction is that the ambient inside temperature remains almost constant irrelevant of outside temperature, therefore it is relatively warm in the winter and cool in the summer.

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