Fast forward to Agrigento

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A torrential rainstorm was the determining factor (there were a few others) which pulled the plug on our Magna Via Francigena pilgrimage. Although the driving rain stopped by breakfast, we have shifted our focus and will be spending a little more time in a few more towns instead. We had a lovely breakfast in Prizzi, and headed to the southern city of Agrigento. Along the way we passed more beautiful scenery, cows and sheep and even stopped to pick some figs from trees on the road’s edge. They were perfectly ripe and sticky and set the bar pretty high for future figs (we ate them before I even thought of taking a picture).Our bed and breakfast is in a building that dates back to the early 1800s. It has been modernized but has remained in the same family for many generations.

Agrigento is one of Sicily’s oldest towns founded…

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