Tag Archives: Medieval Towns

The White Truffle Festival of Alba

Alba is a nice day trip, about 30 miles SE, from Turin.  We got there by both train and taxi, because we missed our train transfer and had to taxi the last 10 miles.   We were there on a … Continue reading

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Erice, Sicily – “Air-ee-che”, accent on “Air”

Erice is a walled medieval hilltop town, believed by early Romans to be the home of Venus.  It is roughly half a mile above sea level.  We were told Erice can often be foggy.  Although it was windy, we were … Continue reading

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