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    Lunch in Caltabellotta

    Perched high in the hills behind Sciacca, Caltabellotta can be seen for miles. The drive there is beautiful with spring flowers covering the fields. Artichokes amongst the flowers. As we climb higher and higher, the...
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    A Rewarding Lunch

    First, a quick history of Selinute. Founded in the 7th century B.C, Selinute became a powerful city but was destroyed by the Carthaginians in 409 B.C. They killed 16,000 inhabitants over 9 days and took...
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    Planeta Wines

    From olive oil to wines. After our stay at Mandranova, we move further along the coast to stay at La Foresteria on one of Planeta’s five vineyards that are dotted over the island. There are...
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    The Fishermen of Sciacca

    Afteroon is the time to be in Sciacca. The fishing boats return and the action starts in the harbour. We will catch all of this after a granita at Bar Roma. Aurelio Licata’s lemon granitas...
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    Agrigento's Valley of the Temples

    Hints are flying around the dinner table on how best to see the Valley of the Temples, Agrigento’s claim to fame. The most important one, we are told, is to catch a taxi from the...
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    Mandranova – A Great Place to Stay

    There are two reasons we want to stay at Mandranova First is it’s close proximity to Agrigento’s Valley of the Temples and secondly, Sicily’s best restaurant, La Madia at Licata is close by. Now there...

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