I’m on a journey to seek and share joy. Amunì! Let’s go! A photo from May 2019, when I celebrated a joyful day in Selinunte (Photo Credit: Nicholas Gagliano of Studio Uno Photography)
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The Punic Goddess Tanit In Sicily
After the ancient southwestern Sicilian city of Selinunte was pillaged by Carthaginian (i.e., Punic) forces between 409 and 406 BCE, the Greek city became Punic for a time. The Carthaginians built a new town, recycling the materials and reclaiming temples from the magnificent Greek community that preceded it. Throughout today’s archaeological site, some ruins of…
The Ear Of Dionysius, An Historic Cave In Sicily
The manmade Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio) is an enormous cave in the Neapolis (New City) archaeological park in Siracusa. It was a prison for centuries. Legend is that the ancient Greek tyrant Dionysius could hear prisoners’ whispers utilizing the former quarry’s acoustics.
Cooking In Agrigento Province | Stirring Sicily, Day 5
Experience Sicily Stirring Sicily Tour | Day 5 We learned and laughed with Annalisa of GoSicily Cooking Experience during an outstanding cooking class, making fresh Cavatelli pasta, chicken cacciatora, and biancomangiare with almonds. Then we stood in awe of Valley of the Temples with our guide Salvatore while the sun lit the magnificent site. Fortunately…