National Geographic : 1930 Feb
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE FOLIAGE GROWS ON THE TOPS OF OLD TRULLI When the winds deposit soil and seeds in the interstices among the mortarless stones, the householder acquires a ready-made roof garden. Walls are calcimined once a year. This is a characteristic farm near Alberobello. s iatianulal eograpnlc Dociety Autocnromes Dy iuigi rellerano SKILL AT POTTERY SEEMS INSTINCTIVE WITH ITALIANS In the Trulli country the fashioning of earthenware vessels is a flourishing industry. Many of the designs are strikingly original and artistic. Unglazed jugs, such as the large white one in the right foreground, are used as water coolers in this hot, dry climate.