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... oh, it's free as part of a European Union/Unesco project for sailors coming into various ports around Sicily and Italy. So this morning we were taken to visit the magnificent Doric temples at Agrigento. These temples were built around 2500 years ago and are well worth a visit.
However the temperature is around 35 degrees throughout the day and even the wind is really warm! We have no complaints. We are falling in love with Sicily.
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... street, had lunch then looked at the sea.
Wine tasting at Florio, this winery makes Marsala wines was established in 1833. The first big Barrell contained 62,000 litres of wine, they have more than 6 million litres that are slowly aging. The wine cellar isn't chilled it is at sea level made of limestone with an average temperature of 22-26°, the max level of wine is marked on the barrel. The winery was bombed in 1943 (large buildings near sea & airport) ...
Today we took a 3 hour drive to an awesome place.
We live right beside the beach but the water is not that good.
This is a 2 day stay so we did a tourist attraction straight away.
So we drove to the Turkish Steps.
This place is natural rock in the most weird shape.
And it is super white and you could climb up to the very top ...