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- Free High-Speed Internet
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... city with great temples and two harbours. It was sacked in 409 BC by Carthage (Tunisia today) and never really recovered. This was followed by an earthquake in the 8th century. Apparently from the air you can see the columns fell like dominoes.
Why did I think these ruins were the best? I think it is because the preserve is large and there are no encroaching cities or industries. The ruins of eight temples plus the houses, ...
... of the most important towns in the region , although never as powerful as Syracuse.
We did our usual early start, drove down a few kms to the car park and then for three Euros each took a taxi back up to the entrance. This way you can start at the highest point at the Temple of Juno, which dates from 450 BC and work your way down the "valley". Amazingly in
the Temple of Juno 25 of the original 34 columns, including ...
Back down 40 steps to the car, where we had earlier taken our luggage and we were off to Agrigento and the valley of the temples. First, though we had several towns to go through or by-pass. First up was Comiso...no by-pass so Larry had to negotiate through the town and the Main Street is not always evident. On to Vittoria and we celebrated...a by-pass.
We headed onward to Golfo di Gela, where the Americans landed in 1943. We had hoped to have ...
... my host Lillo. A delightful man, he showed me to my apartment which is part of a group of houses used by an artists' collective. There are studios, offices, and a few apartments. Lillo is also a businessman and has a bar around the corner! My place has a front office, a kitchen area, lovely bedroom, bathroom and outdoor terrace. It is beautifully furnished in a modern style, and there are paintings on every spare wall. It's an art gallery! I was feeling okay about my very average ...
... side of the island - get a tan on our right sides, for a change, as we sit in the afternoon sun. The beach is very long, and is formed in beautiful fine sand. There were scarcely any people around and the kids had a great time digging holes and running crazily in and out of the water. We got home late, so after quick showers all round went up to a restaurant in Bagheria (no, I was wrong the drivers here are just as insane as in Agrigento!). When we got there the ...