Hotel Il Melograno
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A Week at Erice - International Conference in Neuroeconomics - June 16 to 20
Walked about at dusk. Stunning castle with a backdrop of the towns below and the coast. It was freezing. The rapidly shifting clouds and the dancing blanket of fog made the place all the more magical.
The day starts cold and heats up during the day, but never scorching, and daramatically cools again at night. The vista ...
Sicily never fails to amaze with its ancient monuments. Segesta and Selinunte were a fascinating day trip. Both were built around 400 centuries BC, the earliest and most important Greek colonies in Sicily.
First stop was Selinunte. The Doric temple and the Acropolis were highlights of this most important ancient Greek colony in Sicily. We had to pay 6 Euros entrance. The bus had to pick us up from ...
... have breakfast and booked me into a little self catering apartment which was half the price of any available hotel. The cleaning lady was still there but they allowed me to go in and leave my stuff. After a shower, change of clothes and quick sink-wash of my undies, I went out for a stroll and sampled a Sicilian sandwich, which seems to be pastry in a bun... There may have been potato in the pastry, I'm not sure!
I explored the supermarket, but ...
On Monday I arrived just outside of castellammare del golfo, a small town an hour and half out of Palermo. I'm staying with a guy originally from Naples called Giodarno, who I think built the house himself, or at least the !majority of it, and is constantly constructing different parts of the building. There is a Swedish guy who has been here for the last month and a Polish guy who I think has been here around 3 months but was here originally around ...
... taken and good wishes exchanged. We took Vittorio's preferred route to Sciacca, the fishing village where he gets his crustaceans which was a beautiful rural meander through vineyards, olive groves and hedgerows full of wild flowers. We were amused to encounter four men and a tractor en route cutting back these beautiful hedgerows for no obvious reason; there were hundreds of miles of poppies, daisies and oleanders on these back roads so they would make ...
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