Rocco Forte Verdura Golf & Spa Resort
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... on the columns are actually straight. The surface is not flat, but it is made to look flat. The Temple of Hercules was built around 500 BC, same as the Temple of Hera in Greece. The Temple of Concordia was built in 430 BC. During this time Agrigento was a more significant city than Rome because Rome is just starting to transform itself into a city in 500 BC. The Romans learned from the ...
... with Sicily and if so, will return late August or early September to finish out another 6 months. That's if I haven't fallen for a Mafia boss and have left for parts unknown. I am taking the car/ferry from Rome to Palermo with my dear friend, Annie, and then we will drive from Palermo to Sciacca, about a 90 minute drive, to my new home. Stay tuned for the beginning of my new adventure,,one of many, I ...
We stopped in Corleone for only about 30 minutes on our way from Palermo to Agrigento. I wish we would have had more time so I could have visited their anti-mafia museum. It was cool to wander around for a bit, though. It was clear that the city was very ashamed of how tourists associate them with their mafia past. The city was actually really clean, nice, and quiet. Not at all what I expected.
... occasional wind farm and splar farms. Many farm houses look really run down and peasant like.
There was a fair bit of road work on the way but we still got there in the two hours. Once in Agrigento it was definitely time for a coffee while we tried to orientate ourselves on google maps. We had 4 hours - plenty of time Rob says - let's walk....I had read the best way is to catch a town bus buying your ticket ...
... swim off shore. We didn't do that, but I'll bet Kath did it two weeks ago. Just a bit cool for a dip today. We are staying in the small fishing and tourist village next door to the site, the name of which I think is Marinella. Our hotel, The Riviera, or perhaps also known as the Hotel Garzia is pleasant and there is a deck just at the end of the hall beside us where we can sip a glass of wine as the sun goes down. It will be an even ...