She Wore a Red Cherry Beret

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The red domes of San Cataldo church overlook Via Maqueda and Piazza Bellini in Palermo. San Cataldo was built during the early-Norman era in the 1150s by Maio of Bari, William I’s top emir, or commander. Its red domes and elegant window details illustrate the unique Arab-Norman architectural style found only in Sicily.

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  1. I love the Arab-Norman art and architecture influences in Sicily. I could spend a long, long time there just wandering and taking in all the history and beauty. <3

  2. Oh, love the title you gave this! You have a great sense of humor, tongue in cheek, in your writing, Allison.

    1. Thanks Dana! I try to keep it fun!

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