My Recent Instagram Pics#PortAven detailsPlein air peeing in France. This is the 3rd time I've seen this setup. This adorable little stone hut on the river is a public toilet. Two stalls with doors and the open air urinals seen as seen in the bottom pic. Apparently it's no big deal for men to use these exposed urinals. So I did. No big deal!From the tiny, charming city garden todayAround #Quimper this morning. Included, the top of the spiral staircase in the thoroughly good Breton Museum, brass medallions in front of every storm drain reminding people don't throw trash as it ends up in the sea, and directional signs which are both in French and Breton.
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Category Archives: Sicily
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
This museum is a gem and probably the best thing we saw in Marsala. It has two parts: an outdoor archeology site with ruins and some wonderful mosaics from a Roman villa circa 300 A.D., and an inside museum housed … Continue reading
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
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
We had a delightful 3+ hour tour of street food today, taking us through the Capo market. We were a group of 14: a newly married Swiss couple, a couple from Italy, a German woman, and Americans from PA, NJ, … Continue reading