Locanda Al Moro
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... of only 242 years.
We took it that the signs to not climb on the fallen temples was a suggestion, like the stop signs on the roads, since boys were scaling the heights. In fact I could see the wide open site with few if any attendants would be a magnet for little boys to climb. I bet It would be work to keep Reggie from heading up.
Lois's guide book said there were stunning views of the temples if you went for a swim ...
... supported the temple of Zeus. Most of the rest of the items in the museum seemed to me to be bunched in glass cases with much important writing on mounted papers.
After an "apple break"...as in how to split 2 apples for lunch among four people we walked the Sicilian km back to the main site and dodged the entrepreneurs in the market place. We watched the dark clouds forming over the city, but arrived back at the car ...
... our four hours past the temples, be overwhelmed and check it off. I know it maybe and probably is breath taking etc etc.
I have had emails about very dear friends struggling with health issues so all this sort of drifting through Sicily becomes nice but hard to think about when I know Val and Strachan are struggling. Very strong hugs and arms around them metaphorically speaking. Gary and I won't relax until we hear they are out of the woods.
... and tear (or vandalism) of people actually walking all over it, bodes well for the future. It must have been quite a settlement in its heyday, with around 200,000 people living there in 480 BC. The Temples could be seen from ships at sea, arriving from across the Meditteranean. I'll include lots of photos. It was a moving experience, imagining the civilisation here at that time, and the use of these spaces for worship of different deities in different ways across the centuries, ...
... closed - and actually looked closed down. So grumpily we trudged back to the car to think of plan b. When we got there, a guy directing parking traffic (we think he is employed by the local restaurants and bars) told us that the restaurant would open in about half an hour. All good, we closed up the car again and went into the closest bar for a drink. After our drink we went back to the Mata Hari - an Italian restaurant with an Indian name and strong American ...