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El sol del membrillo

Ayer echaron en la tele esta joya cinematográfica y este es mi homenaje a la película de Víctor Erice, una reseña que escribí con los ojos de una recién licenciada en Historia del Cine, en el lejano 1993, en Londres. 1,395 more words


My Italian Grand Tour - Sicily: 2

After leaving Agrigento, we headed west long the southern Mediterranean coastline of Sicily towards Selinunte (ancient Greek Selinous) visiting the very large Archaeological Park. There are a large number of temples there simply labelled A, B, C, D, E, F, G etc as the gods they are dedicated to are unknown. 541 more words


Weekend break in Erice - day two

Day two in Erice – surprise, surprise, there’s Internet here… It seems the first day we stayed here they forgot to set up the WiFi but today it’s working. 343 more words

Sicilian door handle

A hand-made door handle in Erice, Sicily, which to me illustrates the craftsman’s pleasure in making objects that are both useful and beautiful.


View of Erice

This view of the eastern flank of Erice was taken from the wall of the Castello di Venere (Castle of Venus). The spectacular cluster of turrets in the foreground is the Torretta Pepoli, restored in 2014. 12 more words


Italian adventures: Sicily

My last instalment of my Italian adventures this evening…

After spending a glorious 5 days in the Amalfi Coast we headed to Sicily to meet some friends and Monkey Man wanted to do some climbing. 140 more words

Sophie Fletcher

Erice & Segesta

26 March, 2016

On the road to Mazara

(Note:  There are some pictures of events mentioned here — namely lunch — that are on a camera that has not been loaded onto the computer yet.   350 more words