Monthly Archives: December 2012

Marionettes

Marionettes are a colorful part of Sicilian heritage. Dating from around the 13th century, L’Opera deĆ® Pupi (Opera of the puppets) originates in the “singers of tales,” (cantasori), similar to the troubadors of other European traditions. The tradition of puppet … Continue reading

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Erice–Medieval Hilltop Village

Erice–Medieval Hilltop Village.

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Erice–Medieval Hilltop Village

Erice is a fascinating town, seemingly frozen in time. In addition to seeing a Medieval castle, the visitor can look out at the valley and to the salt pans below.

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