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Moorish Planter

disclaimer, this was taken in Positano but I'm using it to illustrate the Moorish Planter Legend
Taormina and Castelmola

June 19th 2018
I will say that our tour guide was overly informative regarding Taormina and Castelmola on the island of Sicily. She, tongue in cheek, informed us that all Sicilian women DO NOT wear 100% black clothes nor do they all have mustaches! Also, there are Moorish planters EVERYWHERE in Sicily. The legend is that a Sicilian woman fell in love with a Moorish man. The Moorish man already had 7 wives. ... read more
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Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
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