It always amuses me to see one of our local car parks during/after a rain “session”, the drain designed quite cleverly to take the water away from the car park is higher than part of the car park. The result? Enormous puddles in the car park Actually an upside down image of the car park is quite artistic
The Beast from the East came to Tenterden in February 2018. OK I know it’s just a light covering but it is the South East of England! As someone who grew up in the north east of England you knew all about snow and ice in the winter months. That’s real snow you know!
Valley of the Temples, Agrigento in Sicily. Agrigento was one of the most powerful cities of the ancient Greeks, and the Valley of the Temples is a vast complex of ancient Greek structures comprising mainly Doric temples, including the Temples of Herakles, Juno and the Olympian Zeus. The best preserved temple is the Temple of Concordia, with its perfect dimensions, which dates back to the 5th century BC.
The vast Archaeological Site located in the Neapolis quarter of Syracuse in Sicily where you will find a Greek theatre, the remains of a Roman amphitheatre and the spectacular altar of the tyrant, Hieron II, some large stone quarries called latomie which includes the “Ear of Dionysos” with its curious acoustics.
The 4th century Villa Roma del Casale believed to be the former villa of Maximianus Herculeus. Some of the most well preserved mosaics in the world. The floors are covered with delightful mosaics depicting mythological scenes and scenes from daily Roman life. Buried by a landslide in the 12th century and undisturbed for hundreds of years. Photos: September 2017