Alghero the spanish capital of Sardinia

Alghero on the island is a splendid city that dominates the western part of Sardinia, the second largest island in Italy, built mostly of sandstone, a soft and light stone that lent itself for construction and is used throughout southern Italy. Because of its position, Alghero was a nerve center for trade and defense. At …

A 90 minute stroll through the marvelous city of Palermo.

Leaving the parking lot at the port (Calata Marina d’Italia, Amerigo Amari, 10 euro per day), cross the street, turn left. You are on the via Francesco Crispi. Continue until you reach the Piazza 13 Vittime (8 minutes), cross the piazza and continue straight. You are at San Giorgio del Genovesi, a Renaissance church, a …