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The Egadi islands, just west of Trapani, form part of a marine nature reserve where dolphins and turtles swim. We picked up a buoy and spent a magical night in the lee of Montagna Grossa on the island of Favignana. Beautiful.
We then set sail, south east, towards Sciacca, around 55 miles. The wind came up in the afternoon, reaching a force 7 and although that presented no problem sailing since it wasn't on the nose, mooring wasn't at ...
... way to one of the local agents and there answer was 'follow us'..
So we finally got there in the Villa. It is a wunderful place with a relatively well preserved Roman Villa from 300 years AD, with lots of mosiacs. The site is in good shape and they did a decent job in covering the remnants of the villa in a way that gives the impression of the building as it must have been in its original state. But the most fascinating thing are ...
... so long ago.
From there we went to Agrigento which is one of the main archeological sites in Sicily to visit the different temples, some of which are still in excellent shape and much better than what you can see in Greece. Beautiful walk from one side of the area to the other side (about 3 kms uphill in full sun) but worth the effort.
Although the whole area was fascinating one temple in particular was very well preserved.
From there to the ...
Left on time, Sicily is 180km from north to south, 270km from east of west & triangular in shape. The movie "the Godfather" was filmed here & there are mafia all over Italy just by different names. The mafia came about in 1866 when Italy was unified & all the richness went north & the south just got poorer, the residents banded together to try out keep the wealth here, the leader was Salvadori Guiliano. ...
... Today is our last day at this place and today we drove to some really old temples.
And they were really cool because they have lasted for over 2000 years and it is still standing.
They were all ruined and looked really cool. I loved it a lot.
And we spent about 4 - 5 hours there I think it was worth it.