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Early start to drive 50km to Agrigento to visit Valley of the Temples - 1300hectare site established the the Greeks in 6th Century BC. Twelve (?) temples in all. Spectacular temples, most of which were destroyed in earthquakes( or by rampaging Sicilians?). An English army captain invested his fortune in researching and repairing some of the more complete sites in after ww1 ...
... sum. Walked around airport and surrounds looking for office- turns out they are away from airport and have shuttle, but didn't explain where collection point was. Took me 3 expensive phone calls and hour wait before they properly explained pick up point down a back lane. Car has 112000km on clock. Will give them a blast on blogs after I take car back. Missed an exit coming out of Catania, and did big 4 km loop on freeway systems before we magically found ourselves ...
Did you know that Sicily has more Ancient Greek temples than Greece? I'll bet you did. I seem to recall from the depths of school learning that fact. We spent the day wandering ancient Agrakas, an opulent city which is the most significant ancient site in Sicily.
It is called the Valley of the Temples but it is not really a valley but a number of Greek Doric temples that stand imposingly on a ...
... a Coast Guard ship off Prince Rupert. This is communications in 2014.
This morning, given Sarah, our personal trainer was not with us, we substituted, again, stair climbing for lunges. I thought if you step up with one leg 10 times, then up with the other 10 times, repeat for 10 times, that should do it. The plus side with towns on the side of hills, you get to come down eventually.
Up early and climbing the stairs to find a birds' eye view ...
... my head around the Italian computer in the office, and anyway I can't remember my iCloud password, so I'm happy to wait till I next get wifi in a bar or in Syracuse on Monday, when I move on. After a perfect day yesterday, and a lovely time here wandering the streets, enjoying being on holiday, I had decided today would be the day for Valle dei Templi. I slept soundly and was surprised to wake to solid rain. Tomorrow the temple sites are only open in the morning, so I had to ...