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Erice, Sicily!

Erice may well be the sweetest town in Sicily. In the 1950s, young Maria Grammatica was placed in the care of nuns who schooled her in the art of baking. 324 more words

Erice the villiage in the clouds -

Greg’s Italy   the web site

I read a book several years back that described this ancient villiage high up on the coast overlooking Trapani and the salt flats.   150 more words

30 - We were the Leopards...

…the Lions; those who’ll take our place will be little jackals, hyenas; and the whole lot of us, Leopards, jackals, and sheep, we’ll all go on thinking ourselves the salt of the earth.* This quote from Sicily’s most famous novel just about sums up the island’s tormented modern history. 2,725 more words


Erice...again & San Pantaleo...eventful

I had a quiet morning…spent an hour, writing, on top of a wall, granted, an ancient city wall…then just walked around for a while, I also walked along the narrow road I would need to take out of town a bit later… 264 more words


Erice, beautiful

Icy cold morning, warm humid day, cold nose in the shade, sweated drippingly hot in the sun…

Sun-baked, starkly light cobblestones, dark woods, cool & inviting… 125 more words


Erice: un borgo fra le nuvole

Erice è un piccolo borgo medievale posto sulla sommità di un promontorio, a 700 metri sul livello del mare, e non è inusuale vederlo avvolto dalle nuvole mentre intorno splende il sole. 521 more words


Erice: a village among the clouds

 Erice is a small medieval town situated on the top of a mountain at 700 m a.s.l. and it is not unusual  to see it is wrapped by clouds while the sun shines all around. 564 more words