Hotel della Valle
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... U-shaped grooves on the stone blocks used for the ropes of the cranes which lifted the blocks. We posed the engineer beside them.
At this point we trudged the Sicilian km (meaning much longer than the advertised km) up the hill to the Museo Archeologico which contains well preserved relics of the digs. Lois and Larry checked off the top ten items; I strolled through, pausing to gaze at the Telamon, one of 38 colossal ...
The pilot reported a wind and thunderstorm warning this morning. The wind was up, and still is as I sit in the Colleverde Park Hotel in Agrigento, the Valley of the Temples locale. Through the whirling dusty wind I can see one temple from the terrace. As we are sitting here Gary is reading the tweets about the shooter or shooters on Parliament Hill minute by minute. CBC just flashed across my iPad one shooter is dead. Garth just responded to ...
... among the medieval churches, though there's little truly medieval left, with redecoration at various times along the way. My favourite is Santa Maria Dei Greci. It was built on the remains of a 400+ BC Greek temple. I was able to walk, well edge sideways, into the catacomb to see the original foundations, and the columns have been incorporated into the medieval church. It's set near to the top of the hill, with a garden entrance, and is quite simple inside. They worry too much ...
... the menu - and had a pretty good meal. Afterwards, as we walked back to the car again, we saw that the back door was wide open. With hearts sinking, and trying to think what we might have left in there, we approached cautiously. Nothing was missing, nothing was broken. We think that we just got side tracked when we were talking to the parking guy and just wandered off to the bar without closing the door, or locking the car! God help us when our dementia actually does set ...
... to the passing ships. Over the years, however, weather and earthquakes have done a number on the temples, and only one still stands, mostly intact, while the others are basically rebuilt columns and piles of fallen blocks.
It's a vast park with lots of walking between the sites - and today it is HOT. Too hot for this kind of sightseeing, really. Mario needs a caffe and I need something cool to ...