Valle dei templi

Agrigento, Sicily, 2004: The Valle de templi, or Valley of the Temples- is ironically actually situated on a ridge… Did this name originate from some sort of ancient Sicilian-Greek humour…? Agrigento (or ancient Akragas) is a major tourist drawcard. Its buildings are some of the largest and best preserved outside of Greece and are listed […]

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Melaka

Malacca, Malaysia, 2001: An array of sign posts line a colonial era wall. Malacca’s (or Melaka) strategic location changed hands many times. In the colonial era the Portuguese, Dutch and then British occupied it.  The city centre was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008.     Canon EOS 100/Sigma 28-105

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