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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... world/the west". The location and resources is what made Agrigento prosper especially the rich metal resource. Agrigento was the “bread basket of the area” because people came from all over the world to Agrigento. It was essentially “new money” and contained a mixture of cultures and religions. The columns that support the temples in Agrigento can be measured. None of ...
... moulka, Ladies coffee and Happy hour…….so plenty to keep us busy when we are not working on the boat!
We have enjoyed exploring Licata and have been glad to have bikes to get around. There is always something happening in town and it is fun meeting local people. We even went to watch the football team. We amused the crowd, standing out as foreigners, but we had to laugh as we bought lemon sorbet at half time…….no hot dogs or burgers ...
Another tick for the bucket list today. I really had a wish to see the Valley of temples in Agrigento in the south of Sicily. We had to catch the local bus as there are no tours this time of the year. After getting the information from the hotel desk it didn't seem too difficult, I had a brief lapse in remembering that we are in Italy! On arrival at the train station we were pointed in four different ways for the ...
Early start to drive 50km to Agrigento to visit Valley of the Temples - 1300hectare site established the the Greeks in 6th Century BC. Twelve (?) temples in all. Spectacular temples, most of which were destroyed in earthquakes( or by rampaging Sicilians?). An English army captain invested his fortune in researching and repairing some of the more complete sites in after ww1 ...
... pasta and horrible sweet local white wine- like a fortified sherry. Couldn't finish it. Late afternoon walked through steep cemetery with spectacular views and packed graves and mausoleums. They put a whole family in one gravesite. Through gate at top to a fantastic castle. Got there as sun was setting and spotlights coming on- great clear pics. Would love to look inside sometime. Returned down to town along narrow lanes through old gardens with 8ft high stone walls- ...