Category Archives: Beauty

Siracusa Cathedral

The cathedral of Siracusa is beautiful. It is ornate and simple all at once: a combination of Baroque on the outside with simple Greek doric columns embeded in the walls and visible from both inside and out. The Greek temple … Continue reading

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Segesta, Sicily

The ancient site of Segesta struck me as much, if not more, than Cappella Palantina. It is completely different. An open air temple of a vastly older time without its roof, open to the elements. It is stunning and accompanied … Continue reading

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Cappella Palatina

Pictures can’t capture the incredible beauty and intricateness of this chapel. There is also no way to use words that are adequate. The chapel is Norman, ordered by Norman king Roger II, a mix of cultures and religions: Byzantine, Islamic … Continue reading

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Sparkling Spring Days

The last few days have been exceptionally clear and bright with the bluest of blue skies. Magnificent. So lucky to have been here the past few days.

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