by Andrei Rublev
Thursday, September 27th
In the Nymphaeum, just above the Teatro Greco, I find one of the inspirations of Allan McCollum's Surrogate series. The Orecchio di Dionigi was carved from top to bottom.
Stunned by the "AVE MARIA" made of gifts from believers at the missile...
Food is generally good but too greasy and salty for our taste.
oil and oil don't mix
with enough salt to levitate the dead
food here is overrated.
Ride from Syracusa to the sourthernmost tip of Sicily (and Italy?) to Gela (as sad as Sciacca). Then north through minimal, monochromatic and unspoiled countryside (east of Corleone) to the Kafara hotel in Santa Elia, half an hour and two capes east of Palermo.
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