Friday, May 31, 2019

SICILY - canyon CAVAGRANDE del CASSIBILE

our next stop in southeast sicily (sizilien) was the canyon cavagrande del cassibile. enjoy few pictures + insights:
the most interesting thing to learn today was the fact that the canoyn was closed. but look what a great entry made the italians. they are rebels, you know? 😏
 the main entry to the canyon 😂
me, jumping in the lake
the best of all wives 💕
back from the canyon, tired ... the dog of course, not we :-)
what a nice lunch break in the only restaurant out there
the nearby city of cassibile
ruins of a church + castle
refugees camp
more pictures here
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Thursday, May 30, 2019

SICILY - unesco heritage city of NOTO

the next stop at our journey through sicily (sizilien) was the baroque (barock) unesco heritage city of NOTO in the syracuse province in southeastern sicily.
the theatre
the triskelion 'trinacria' showing the head of medusa (=monster) with 3 legs and 3 wheat ears is the flag of (the autonomous province) sicily since 1282 after the successful revolt against the french king charles I of anjou.
prudentia
justitia
let's climb up to the roof of this beautiful church
cathedral
cafe bar amarcord, what a great place to eat and drink :-)
arts 😄
town hall
coat of arms of noto
the (yearly) flower festival
what an interesting exhibition ...
flags of sicily + italy
lido di noto is the the approximately 6 km distant beach of noto at the ionian sea
hey there :-)
two of us ~ good-bye, noto 💗
more pictures here.
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