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... we are safer in marinas. We have almost sailed 3000 miles since we left the Hamble on the 26th May and now feel quite at home on Isabella. She continues to impress, handling the big winds and rolly seas with ease.
When we arrived yesterday we were approached by a young lady offering a trip to Agrigento to see the Greek temples. A taxi and guide would be provided and we could leave any time we wanted......how much would this cost ...
... they were all filled with water. Local people on the stairs looked very sad and we fear they had to cancel the activity that was planned for the evening.
Back to Agrigento for a few refreshing moments in the pool and then diner in the same place again with the artists. Interesting conversations about figurative and non-figurative art and how the art scene works in Belgium. So, again it was late an no time left for Blogging.
... 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 ...
... della Concordia - 430BC, best preserved as it converted to Christianity in 5th! then in 1788 back to Greek, built for the twin sons of Jupiter
Saw some endangered Girgentana goats, curling horns,only produce 1.5 litres milk a day
Cemetery - most people were only 5ft tall, & buried in the foetal position.
3. Hercules temple - only 8 columns remain, it was the 3rd largest, but in 1871 they used the ruins to construct a port only 5% remains today, it took ...
... 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.