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Faces of Sicily: Piazza, Taormina
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Faces of Sicily: View of Trapani from Erice . Trapani is an important fishing port of western Sicily. It was founded by the Elymians, one of Sicily’s indigenous civilizations, and also served as the port city for Erice.
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Clock Tower, Taormina. This structure was built in the twelfth century; destroyed by the French in 1676; and renovated in 1679. At that time, the clock was installed.
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Faces of Sicily: Arches from the streets of Salemi

 

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Faces of Sicily: Another ancient Doric masterpiece in Segesta: the home of Elymians, one of three indigenous people of the island.

 

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Faces of Sicily. Temple of the Concordia in Agrigento. This Doric masterpiece was constructed around 440 – 430 BC.

 

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Faces of Sicily: San Giovanni degli Ermite. Groundbreaking occurred in the 6th Century and the church was completed in 1132. This church served as a mosque when Islam was the principal religion of Sicily. It is now a monastery.

 

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Faces of Sicily. The stairs say it all.
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Ceramic bull, Taormina.
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Piazza in Salemi
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Apartment house in salemi
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Green Grocer Trapani
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Local fisherman heading to market with the day’s catch
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Springtime in Sicily 
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Trapani Bay in western Sicily 

 

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