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  • P3256220ac Paris CDG Terminal 2F Architecture

    France Ile-de-France Paris CDG Airport Terminal 2F Departure Hall.

  • P3256224ac Alitalia Flight Paris-CDG to Milan-Linate

    30 minutes after Paris departure under very clear skies we were above the high Alps with some clouds; During the second flight between Milan and Palermo, the skies will became completely covered and we landed under a cold and strong rain in Palermo Falcon…

  • 201203 Italy Sicily Map and EuropAcar Story

    The tour is drawn in yellow; We needed two cars as the first died near the Greek temple of Segesta (clutch out of service); Europacar rentals at airport picked up on my account weeks later an important amount of money without showing the repair facture of…


  • 201203-04 Sicily Trip

    Sicilia, Sicile, Sicily Island, Trinacria La Sicile, située au sud de l'Italie, à 3km de la péninsule (détroit de Messine) et à 140km de la Tunisie; Autrefois appelée Trinacria (l’île au trois pointes) pour sa forme triangulaire (voir le drapeau a…

  • P3266227ac Clearing Skies at Sunrise

    Italy Sicily Mediterranean Island Palermo Province Eastern Suburbs Hotel Villa d'Amato.

  • P3266228ac Palermo Cathedral Duomo Central Part of the Southern Aisle

    No more safety backward to picture it in totality except to go to the extreme right on East: After its Western facade (on left and not visible here), the cathedral crosses Bonello street to present its bell towers; We have waited for the visit as a funera…


  • P3266232ac Palermo Cathedral Duomo South Aisle West Part 1185

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia; The church was erected in 1185 by Walter Ophamil (or Walter of the Mill), the Anglo-Norman archbishop of Palermo and King William II's minister, on the area of an earlier Byzantine basilica; By all accounts this earl…

  • P3266233ac Saint Rosalia at Cathedral Square 1744

    TO SEE ENLARGED FOR DETAILS!!! Saint Rosalia, patron saint of Palermo sculpted by Vincenzo Vitagliano (1744) in front of Palermo Cathedral; From Wikipedia : In 1624 a horrible plague haunted Palermo, and during this hardship Santa Rosalia appeared first t…

  • P3266234ac Little Domes of Palermo Duomo

    Each one lights a chapel inside; The Arabic influence is well shown on these walls with the geometrical decoration; Italy Sicily Mediterranean Island Palermo Province Capital Cathedral Duomo.


  • P3266235ac Palermo Cathedral Duomo South Entrance and Narthex

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia; TheSouthern right side has outstretching turrets and a wide portico (the current entrance) in Gothic-Catalan style, with three arcades, erected around 1465 and openening to the square; The first column on the left be…

  • P3266236ac Palermo Cathedral Duomo West Facade Belfries

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia; The Cathedral of Palermo is an architectural complex in Palermo, Sicily Capital; It is characterized by the presence of different styles, due to a long history of additions, alterations and restorations, the last of…

  • P3266237ac Palermo Cathedral Duomo West Facade Belfries

    On left is the West facade of the cathedral quite impossible to picture from face as the cathedral crosses the street Via Matteo Bonello to join its bells belfries! Italy Sicily Mediterranean Island Palermo Province Capital Cathedral Duomo.


  • P3266238ac Palermo Cathedral Duomo West Facade Central Bronze Door

    Italy Sicily Mediterranean Island Palermo Province Capital Cathedral Duomo Western facade from South.

  • P3266243ac South Entrance Door with a Virgo Mosaic

    TO SEE ENLARGED FOR DETAILS OF THE MARBLE WORK! Italy Sicily Mediterranean Island Palermo Province Capital Cathedral Duomo.

  • P3266245ac Tribute to Imperial and Papal Presence at Cathedral Consecration

    Italy Sicily Mediterranean Island Palermo Province Capital Cathedral Duomo.


  • P3266246ac Palermo Cathedral Duomo Main Nave

    Imposing nave but with no great decorations and paintings in opposition with the other cathedral located in Monreale at 8km from Palermo and scratching by the richness of its internal decoration and mosaics; Italy Sicily Mediterranean Island Palermo Provi…

  • P3266252ac Scorpio and Pisces Signs of the Zodiac at Palerme Cathedral 1690

    Marble inlays in the floor; There is a set of zodiacal signs in the cathedral crossing the marble floor on a meridian line; A small hole in the ceiling projects a spot of sunlight moving with the sun displacement; This spot crosses every sunny day at no…

  • P3266253ac Aquarius and Sagittarius Signs of the Zodiac at Palerme Cathedral 1690

    Marble inlays in the floor; There is a set of zodiacal signs in the cathedral crossing the marble floor on a meridian line; A small hole in the ceiling projects a spot of sunlight moving with the sun displacement; This spot crosses every sunny day at no…


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