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- Drycleaning onsite
- Reduced mobility rooms
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... rampant speculation on the tuna preservation and, in later years, canning processes.
Our hike ultimately brought us to a very pretty and remote beach in a small bay formed by two rocky headlands. But by the time we arrived the nice warm sun that had us peeling layers as we hiked was hiding behind clouds, and the sea breeze kept the beach a bit cool. Filled with optimism, ...
... br> The Right Way to Build a City: Find a really flat area. Since that's likely to be farmland, tear out the fruit trees and plow under the row crops. We can always get our food from really exotic, faraway places like Chile and the Central Valley. Why do you think God invented deisel 18 wheelers, anyway? Build your city. Since your really flat former farmland got that way because the river that created ...
... golden colored sandstone. The monumental churches and municipal buildings are simply stunning in the late afternoon light. After admiring the main buildings and piazzas we wandered away from the main center and found a little wine bar where we enjoyed a few glasses, some antipasti and conversation with a young British couple spending there last night in Sicily. So sad.
I am still amazed and in awe of what civilisations of thousands of years ago built, and that so many still remain. In Siracusa there was an archaeological area which was a quarry for stone for buildong, probably from about 3000 years ago. It was a closed quarry which collapsed in an earthquake so what we see today is as if the roof collapsed. There was also an amphitheatre, ...
On leaving Agrigento we experienced all seasons. During breakfast we had a thunderstorm with torrential rain. Schools had been closed for the day due to flooding. Driving through flooded roads the skies cleared. Later we had pea soup fog, what a day for the poor driver. In the Ragusa region we visited a winery to taste some of its products, wine and olive oil. This region is famous for its rich red wines but ...