The country of fairy tales I

by Mimmo Mallamo July. 10, 2011 1984 views

The trulli, limestone dwellings found in the southern region of Puglia, are remarkable examples of drywall (mortarless) construction, a prehistoric building technique still in use in this region. The trulli are made of roughly worked limestone boulders collected from neighbouring fields. Characteristically, they feature pyramidal, domed or conical roofs built up of corbelled limestone slabs.
These buildings were built directly on the underlying natural rock, using exclusively the drystone technique.

Here [] other shots about Trulli.

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Felecia Eby 8 years, 10 months ago

Wonderful Mimmo!!! Thank you.

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Nancy94 9 years, 2 months ago

Great colours...

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Andrea 9 years, 3 months ago


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Milton Jacob 9 years, 3 months ago

nice. i remember the Ethiopian huts in this shape

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Christa 9 years, 3 months ago

A beautiful set and so interesting information!

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Sadhya Rippon 9 years, 3 months ago

Thank you for the friend request.
Lovely post. I would love to see these trulli one day.

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Thedevilwearsme 9 years, 3 months ago

very nice shots in a very nice place.

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Miclaud 9 years, 3 months ago

Un très beau village!!! Nice place to visit!

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