The Wandering Scot

An occasional travel journal.
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Sicily 2014

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  Palermo   Monreale   Segesta   Selinunte   Agrigento   Syracuse   Pozzallo   Catania   Villa Romana   Etna   Exit

Palermo

Approaching Sicily, Palermo, Sicily 2014
Approaching Sicily
Plaza Pretoria, Palermo, Sicily 2014
Plaza Pretoria
Plaza Pretoria fountain, Palermo, Sicily 2014
Plaza Pretoria fountain

La Martorana

La Martorana, Palermo, Sicily 2014
La Martorana
La Martorana, Palermo, Sicily 2014
La Martorana
La Martorana, Palermo, Sicily 2014
La Martorana
La Martorana: Arabic inscription, Palermo, Sicily 2014
La Martorana: Arabic inscription
Roger II receiving his crown, Palermo, Sicily 2014
Roger II receiving his crown

Palermo Cathedral

Palermo Cathedral, Sicily 2014
Palermo Cathedral
Palermo Cathedral, Sicily 2014
Palermo Cathedral
Palermo Cathedral, Sicily 2014
Palermo Cathedral
Palermo Cathedral, Sicily 2014
Palermo Cathedral
Frederick II Hohenstaufen tomb, Palermo, Sicily 2014
Frederick II Hohenstaufen tomb
Constance of Aragon's Crown (13th c), Palermo, Sicily 2014
Constance of Aragon's Crown (13th c)

Palazzo dei Normanni

Palazzo dei Normanni, Palermo, Sicily 2014
Palazzo dei Normanni
Capella Palatina, Palermo, Sicily 2014
Capella Palatina
Capella Palatina, Palermo, Sicily 2014
Capella Palatina
Capella Palatina, Palermo, Sicily 2014
Capella Palatina
Capella Palatina, Palermo, Sicily 2014
Capella Palatina
Capella Palatina, Palermo, Sicily 2014
Capella Palatina
Capella Palatina, Palermo, Sicily 2014
Capella Palatina
Hall of King Roger, Palermo, Sicily 2014
Hall of King Roger
Hall of King Roger, Palermo, Sicily 2014
Hall of King Roger
Sala d'Ercole, Palermo, Sicily 2014
Sala d'Ercole

Monreale

Monreale Cathedral, Sicily 2014
Monreale Cathedral
Monreale Cathedral, Sicily 2014
Monreale Cathedral
Noah's Ark, Monreale, Sicily 2014
Noah's Ark
Noah's Ark, Monreale, Sicily 2014
Noah's Ark
God and Adam, Monreale, Sicily 2014
God and Adam
Adam, Eve, Serpent, Monreale, Sicily 2014
Adam, Eve, Serpent
Adam & Eve, cast out, Monreale, Sicily 2014
Adam & Eve, cast out
Monreale Cathedral cloisters, Sicily 2014
Monreale Cathedral cloisters
Cathedral Museum: 12th c icon, Monreale, Sicily 2014
Cathedral Museum: 12th c icon

Segesta

Temple of Segesta. An unfinished 5th c BC Doric temple.

Selinunte

The Temple of Hera ("G") is a 1950s rebuild from the fallen 5th c bc parts.
Temple of Hera, Selinunte, Sicily 2014
Temple of Hera
Temple of Hera, Selinunte, Sicily 2014
Temple of Hera
Temple of Hera, Selinunte, Sicily 2014
Temple of Hera
Temple of Hera, Selinunte, Sicily 2014
Temple of Hera
Fragments of giant temple "G", Selinunte, Sicily 2014
Fragments of giant temple "G"
Temple to Apollo ("C"), Selinunte, Sicily 2014
Temple to Apollo ("C")
Temple to Apollo ("C"), Selinunte, Sicily 2014
Temple to Apollo ("C")

Agrigento

The Valley of the Temples
Temple of Juno (5th c bc), Agrigento, Sicily 2014
Temple of Juno (5th c bc)
Temple of Juno (5th c bc), Agrigento, Sicily 2014
Temple of Juno (5th c bc)
Temple of Concordia, Agrigento, Sicily 2014
Temple of Concordia
Temple of Concordia, Agrigento, Sicily 2014
Temple of Concordia
Temple of Concordia, Agrigento, Sicily 2014
Temple of Concordia
Scotsman at Temple of Concordia, Agrigento, Sicily 2014
Scotsman at Temple of Concordia
A 2011 bronze, Agrigento, Sicily 2014
A 2011 bronze
Debris of giant Temple of Zeus, Agrigento, Sicily 2014
Debris of giant Temple of Zeus
(Replica) of a giant Telemon (A male Caryatid), Agrigento, Sicily 2014
(Replica) of a giant Telemon
(A male Caryatid)
Four pillars from Temple of the Dioscuri, Agrigento, Sicily 2014
Four pillars from Temple of the Dioscuri
Four pillars from Temple of the Dioscuri, Agrigento, Sicily 2014
Four pillars from Temple of the Dioscuri
Sanctuary of the Chthonic Deities (Demeter and Persephone), Agrigento, Sicily 2014
Sanctuary of the Chthonic Deities
(Demeter and Persephone)
My faithful steed, Agrigento, Sicily 2014
My faithful steed
Central Sicily, Agrigento, Sicily 2014
Central Sicily
Mighty Etna, 14 miles W of Catania, Agrigento, Sicily 2014
Mighty Etna, 14 miles W of Catania

Syracuse

Fragments from temple of Apollo (6th c BC), Syracuse, Sicily 2014
Fragments from temple of Apollo (6th c BC)
Palermo cathedral, Syracuse, Sicily 2014
Palermo cathedral
Palermo cathedral Wall incorporates pillars from Temple of Athe, Syracuse, Sicily 2014
Palermo cathedral
Wall incorporates pillars from Temple of Athena
Palermo cathedral Pillars from Temple of Athena, Syracuse, Sicily 2014
Palermo cathedral
Pillars from Temple of Athena
Palermo cathedral, Syracuse, Sicily 2014
Palermo cathedral
Palermo cathedral Pillars from Temple of Athena, Syracuse, Sicily 2014
Palermo cathedral
Pillars from Temple of Athena
Aretusa fountain Supposedly a very ancient spring, Syracuse, Sicily 2014
Aretusa fountain
Supposedly a very ancient spring
Giant altar of Hieron II, Syracuse, Sicily 2014
Giant altar of Hieron II
Greek theatre Mostly boarded over for concert., Syracuse, Sicily 2014
Greek theatre
Mostly boarded over for concert.
Ancient prison/quarry, Syracuse, Sicily 2014
Ancient prison/quarry
Ancient quarry, Syracuse, Sicily 2014
Ancient quarry
Roman amphitheatre, Syracuse, Sicily 2014
Roman amphitheatre
Area of "Tomb of Archimedes", Syracuse, Sicily 2014
Area of "Tomb of Archimedes"
Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime, Syracuse, Sicily 2014
Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime
Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime, Syracuse, Sicily 2014
Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime
Syracuse Pantheon, Sicily 2014
Syracuse Pantheon

Pozzallo

Tiny train to Pozzallo, Sicily 2014
Tiny train to Pozzallo
5 miles SW of Syracuse, Pozzallo, Sicily 2014
5 miles SW of Syracuse
4 miles NE of Pozzalo, Pozzallo, Sicily 2014
4 miles NE of Pozzalo
Torre Cabrera, Pozzallo, Sicily 2014
Torre Cabrera
WWI Memorial, Pozzallo, Sicily 2014
WWI Memorial
Ferry to Malta, Pozzallo, Sicily 2014
Ferry to Malta
Ferry to Malta, Pozzallo, Sicily 2014
Ferry to Malta

Catania

Elephant Obelisk, Catania, Sicily 2014
Elephant Obelisk
Elephant Obelisk, Catania, Sicily 2014
Elephant Obelisk
Cathedral, Catania, Sicily 2014
Cathedral
Church of St Agatha, Catania, Sicily 2014
Church of St Agatha
Castello Ursino, Catania, Sicily 2014
Castello Ursino
Castello Ursino, Catania, Sicily 2014
Castello Ursino
Roman theatre, Catania, Sicily 2014
Roman theatre
San Nicolo all’Arena Stubby, ugly, and never completed., Catania, Sicily 2014
San Nicolo all’Arena
Stubby, ugly, and never completed.
Roman amphitheatre, Catania, Sicily 2014
Roman amphitheatre

Villa Romana

The Villa Romana del Casale, 4th c AD.
The "Bikini Girls", Villa Romana, Sicily 2014
The "Bikini Girls"
Three-Eyed Cyclops, Villa Romana, Sicily 2014
Three-Eyed Cyclops

Etna

Day one

Unfortunately a very misty day.
Misty Etna, Sicily 2014
Misty Etna
7 miles S of Etna, Sicily 2014
7 miles S of Etna
Lava tube, Etna, Sicily 2014
Lava tube
Lava tube, Etna, Sicily 2014
Lava tube
Roosting bats, Etna, Sicily 2014
Roosting bats
Refugio Sapienza, Etna, Sicily 2014
Refugio Sapienza
Guide on Etna, Sicily 2014
Guide on Etna
Scotsman on misty Etna At top of cable car., Sicily 2014
Scotsman on misty Etna
At top of cable car.

Day two

Still misty at the base, but clear higher up.
Up the cable car, Etna, Sicily 2014
Up the cable car
At top of cable car, Etna, Sicily 2014
At top of cable car
Etna buses, from cable car top on up., Sicily 2014
Etna buses, from cable car top on up.
High on Etna, Sicily 2014
High on Etna
An upper cone, Etna, Sicily 2014
An upper cone
My loyal steed, Etna, Sicily 2014
My loyal steed

Exit

On the train to Rome.
11 miles East of Etna, Exit, Sicily 2014
11 miles East of Etna
Train ferry, Exit, Sicily 2014
Train ferry
Train ferry, Exit, Sicily 2014
Train ferry
Exiting Messina, Sicily 2014
Exiting Messina
Villa san Giovanni, Italy, Exit, Sicily 2014
Villa san Giovanni, Italy
Mighty Vesuvius!, Exit, Sicily 2014
Mighty Vesuvius!

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