Tuesday, 26 July 2016

The old fountain in Racalmuto..

26th July 2016

Racalmuto the old but lovely town located in Sicily. In my opinion lot of buildings need renovation. Streets are really narrow it is really difficult to drive but fantastic Italian drivers can do it.. I admire them sitting as a passenger in the car. 






typical street not too wide!!!



The old fountain!!

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  1. Good to see the fountain still works. It is a rather odd shape.

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    1. Andre I think it is about 400 years old but the water is a good quality

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  2. Italian drivers???
    You need nerves of steel to travel in that country, where there seems
    to be one speed - FAST and if they do have two speeds, the second one
    is FASTER!!
    Renovations?? Well only if the buildings retain their authenticity - don't want the US style bloody skyscrapers which have taken over the Western and Eastern cities in the world - Glass monstrosities!!
    The fountain looks quite in place as far as I can see. I am sure it is QUITE functional.
    Very interesting tour of Sicily and thanks Gosia. It is a place that I would never have visited in my travel days.
    Cheers
    Colin

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    1. Sicily (/ˈsɪsᵻli/ siss-i-lee; Italian: Sicilia [siˈtʃiːlja], Sicilian: Sicìlia) is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. It constitutes an autonomous Region of Italy, along with surrounding minor islands, officially referred to as Regione Siciliana (in Italian, Sicilian Region) .

      Just in case viewers think that when I write "Italian" drivers and speed, I do know that Sicily is a "region/province" of Italy, so taxi drivers in Racalmuto would be pretty much akin to the same in Naples, Rome or Milan. Speed in paramount.
      Colin

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    2. Colin I know Italian drivers are very brave and it does not mean they drive safely...

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  3. Looks like an amazing place...and I love those blue skies!

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    1. In my opinion Sicily is a lovely island

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  4. Glorious! These old fountains still exist around Spain. I used to love driving from town to town in Tuscany to find people meeting around these fountains.

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