Locanda del Castello
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... 8217;s of square meters of mosaics, most of them in good shape. The entire villa was more than 5000 square meter and most of it covered with mosiacs. Some of them very sober and geometric, others displaying large stories of old history with hunting, bikini girls, scenes from the Gods, etc. It takes about 2 hours to get through the entire building, so that gives you an impression of the size.
From Villa Romano del Casale we drove ...
... 100 metres during the biking trip. The guides made it very spectacular. You ar not allowed in the small streets, the main gates are closed but it is easy to get around those etc. It is a sad story, because during the earthquake the entire village was destroyed and left in that state and a new village was build a few kilometers aside. The village itself is still standing there without being touched ever since.
This time we found the place, but the gate was closed ...
... there is a small village next to the station (small means 5 streets) and a big palazzo. Weird at least. Never thought we would see something during the walk but you can always be surprised in Sicily. It was the hunting palace of Ferdinand when he left the mainland.
Using the free time to upload some pictures. so the pictures are from the entire trip so far. Guess what is what.
... it was not what I had hoped, when he took us by car over the road we were supposed to follow, I got happier and happier. No stops, no shadow, some very steep hills, some very bad roads, ... we would never had made it with our remaining water.
The place where we are is beautifully located at the top of a hill, overlooking the mountains, the olive trees etc. Gorgeous views.
So we showered up for the rest of the day and then I fell asleep for ...
... learned that this year is going to be the hottest month of July in more than 20 years in Italy. Degrees above 40 degrees are the normal thing now. We seem to go to geo each year on place where there are new temperature records for holidays. It started in Iceland where it was unusually hot, last year in Norway it was unusually hot, this year in Sicily it is unusually hot. This is a nice problem to have when you go north, but here ...