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The first part of this medieval palace was built in the 10th century, when Arabs conquered the city from Byzantine Imperium. It was a cube-shaped tower that was used for defending the town.
The tower was extended in the 13rd and 14th century assuming the current characteristic mix of styles: Arabic (the tower), Norman (the fifteenth-century hall where the Parliamentary [...]

No Comments CherryPie on Jan 29th 2020

Walks. The body advances, while the mind flutters around like a bird.
Jules Renard

8 Comments CherryPie on Jan 27th 2020

The Palazzo Duchi S. Stafano is located on the Via de Spuches right next to the town gate Porta Catania in Taormina.
It was the residence of the spanish aritocratic family De Spuches, dukes of Santo Stefano. The palazzo was built in the 14th century and exhibites fine examples of Sicilian Romanesque and Gothic style, fitted with Arabic-Norman [...]

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We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Anais Nin

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 5th 2020

Remember when life’s path is steep, keep your mind even.
Horace

8 Comments CherryPie on Dec 29th 2019

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Jimi Hendrix

10 Comments CherryPie on Dec 23rd 2019

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