Travel Blogs from Santa Margherita di Pula
... also depict exotic animals. The craftsmen were most likely from North Africa. The marble came from all over the Mediterranean and includes Egyptian and African alabaster. Therefore, this villa contains the best craftsmanship and artistic resources of the known world. This shows the wealth and enormity of the Roman Empire at the time the villa was built. What the villa tells us about those who built it, is ...
... 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 ...
... to Taormina and Syracuse where we had been to when leaving the Med, and we had a fantastic day to go up Mount Etna. It was sunshine all the way as we drove up above the clouds. We were taken up in a four wheel drive bus as the cable car was being prepared for the ski season. There was a sprinkling of snow on the top and it was very cold with a biting wind. Luckily we had gone prepared for this with coats and gloves. It was amazing to feel the warmth of the ground ...
... 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 ...
... fully occupied- we were the only ones there apart from 2 workers. Back to Licata and dinner at a local family owned seafood place near the marina - mum and dad in the kitchen and two brothers on the floor. Felt like being in an Italian nona's house with ornaments and pictures everywhere, and 50 yo cabinetry. Food ok- squid ink pasta the tastiest and blackest that I have ...
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