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Amazing world in pictures brings you free photos from almost every corner of the world. You will also find on this site a lot of written texts presenting you with interesting facts related to the objects on the photos, as well as comments and personal reflections...


Feb 07, 2018

Tips for Tourists | Rediscovering Sicily

Sicily is tourist’s paradise – open book of history of ancient and medieval civilizations, open-air museum of their achievements, beautiful landscapes and beaches, friendly people…

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Feb 06, 2018

Sicily by Car | Driving Tips for Foreigners

Sicily by car offers tips for foreigners planning a their own tour of Sicily; you find info about driving in towns, on highways or regular roads, parking cars etc…

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Feb 04, 2018

Sicilian Highways | Tips for drivers

Driving on Highways: tips for visitors exploring Sicily by cars, all about highway tolls, service areas, gas stations, speed limits …

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Feb 04, 2018

Sicilian Highways | Tips for Visitors

Driving on Sicilian Highways: tips for visitors exploring the island, all about tolls, service areas, gas stations …

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Feb 03, 2018

Sightseeing Sicilian Towns | Tips for Tourists

Tips for tourists – sightseeing tours of Sicilian towns by fun-trains, bus tours, horse carriages, tricycle-taxis and anything else that “moves”…

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Jan 31, 2018

Exploring Sicilian Towns | Tips for Tourists

Tips for tourists visiting Sicily – how to explore cities’ old towns to discover the richness of history, culture, architecture, to feel the ambiance and vibes…

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Jan 22, 2018

Parking Cars in Sicily | Driver Tips

Parking rules in Sicily are simple, clear and convincing, but it doesn’t mean that they are always respected so do not follow local drivers blindly…

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Jan 21, 2018

Driving in Sicilian Towns | Tips for Drivers

Tips for drivers in Sicily – you have to be “convincing”, proving that you know what you are doing and where you are going! It’s the must in Sicily

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Jan 21, 2018

Driving in Sicilian Cities | Tips for Drivers

Tips for drivers in Sicily - successful driver on Sicilian streets has to be “convincing”, proving to others that he knows what he is doing and where he is going!

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Jan 14, 2018

Palermo Walking Tour | Top Sites to See

Palermo walking tour offers you opportunity to “travel” across at least thousands years of well preserved and rich Sicilian history….

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Jan 13, 2018

Temple of Apollo | Syracuse Top Sites

Remnants of the oldest Doric temple in the world - Syracusan Temple of Apollo are testimony of one of the greatest Mediterranean civilizations...

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Jan 13, 2018

Fountain of Diane and Arethusa | Top Sites in Syracuse

Nymph Arethusa, maid of goddess Artemis escaped in form of spring waters unwanted love; “emptying” into sacred pond in Syracuse, she still waits for true love

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Jan 07, 2018

Castle Maniace | Top Site to See in Syracuse

13th century Castle Maniace replaced 11th century fort erected by Byzantine general George Maniakes after capturing Syracuse from Arabs; for long it served as residence for Sicilian queens…

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Jan 01, 2018

Cathedral-Duomo | Top Sites to See in Syracuse

Syracuse Cathedral is a captivating architectural mixture of ancient temple dedicated to Athena, Romanesque medieval church and touches of Sicilian Baroque

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Jan 01, 2018

Syracuse Artemision |Top Tourist Attractions

The archeological site Artemision displays layers of 3-millennia old history of Syracuse, from remnants of the Temple of Artemis, to gruesome world of crypt San Sebastianello…

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Dec 31, 2017

Catacombs San Giovanni |Top Sites to See in Syracuse

Catacombs San Giovanni is a huge underground burial complex from the Byzantine times, only second after famous catacombs in Rome, with its streets and niches it is a City of the Dead

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Dec 30, 2017

Church San Giovanni | Top Sites to See in Syracuse

The remains of 11th Century church of San Giovanni even today strike with architectural beauty, but its real treasury – catacombs from Byzantine times is hidden underground.

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Dec 25, 2017

Church Madonna della Lacrime | Top Sites to See in Syracuse

Church Madonna della Lacrime (Our Lady of Tears) commemorates the miracle of Weeping Madonna; Thanks to modern architecture and conical shape it dominates the landscape of Syracuse

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Dec 23, 2017

Dionysus Ear | Syracuse Latomia del Paradaiso

Latomia del Paradaiso is a quarry used for cutting stone blocks needed to erect ancient amphitheaters and temples; today thanks to cave Dionysus Ear is one of Syracusan tourist attractions

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Dec 23, 2017

Roman Amphitheater | Top Sites to See in Syracuse

Ancient Roman Amphitheater in Syracuse was one of the largest in the Roman Empire, successfully rivaling the famous Colosseum, although today it is hard to realize it…

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Dec 23, 2017

Greek Amphitheater | Top Sites to See in Syracuse

The 5th century BC Greek Amphitheater was the center of cultural events, these days it is rather a testimony to the “barbarism” of our western civilizations…

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Dec 16, 2017

Top Sites to See in Syracuse | Visiting Sicily

Syracuse founded in 8th century BC by Greeks at the time of the peak of prosperity was one of the biggest and most important cities of Greater Greece equaling the power and fame of Athens.

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Dec 10, 2017

Sicily Top Tourist Destinations

Sicily is an open book of history of humanity: find best tourist destinations, explore architectural treasuries, castles, palaces, museums, feel vibes of old cities and the glorious past….

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Dec 08, 2017

Piazza Armerina | Top Places to See in Sicily

Piazza Armerina nestled on hills in Province of Enna has roots in Roman times, it’s “clock was restarted” in 1163 with construction of new town after destruction of previous settlements by Normans

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Nov 26, 2017

Sperlinga Castle in the Rock | Visit Sicily

Sperlinga Castle in the Rock is one of the most unique structures in Europe as most of it is hidden “under the rock”, few visible additions make it looking like a “Tip of an iceberg”.

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I hope that you will find something interesting among the pages listed above. Maybe "this something" will inspire you to read more, maybe you will decide to pack-up and explore the world on your own. Maybe "this something" will just bring smile on your face?



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