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Marsala and Agrigento, Italy

Marsala and Agrigento, Italy

By on Apr 25, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Our next overnight stop was Agrigento on the south western coast of Sicily. But first we made a stop in Marsala on the way to see how sea salt is captured and dried. I bought some mixed with sage as an edible souvenir. In Agrigento we did a tour with a local guide through the ancient greek city of Agrigento (formerly Agrigakas). Being the non history buff that I am...

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Pompei, Italy

Pompei, Italy

By on Apr 23, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The next stop from Assisi was Pompei but it was quite a bus ride to get there. My new antibiotics were making my stomach do somersaults and I wondered if I was going to be able to keep down breakfast. I was given a granola bar and candied ginger by some very nice people in the group. I slept for about a third of the trip, did homework for another third and, well,...

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