Well, here we are on day 1 of Past Squares… and I shall do my best with fairly regular posts. Seeing Debbie’s post today had me thinking of a trip to Sicily nearly 7 years ago…..how time flies….. I am probably going to revisit past places through my archives that haven’t previously made it on this blog and that way rediscover places that I had forgotten about.
So first to Syracuse and the Ear of Dionysus…a huge cave (23m high at the tallest point) in the ancient quarries of Latomia del Paradiso. This cavity has an s shaped appearance resembling an ear ( I wish I had stood a bit further back to give you the full picture). I recall sounds being magnified to some considerable degree…this place had amazing acoustics:
Linked to Past Squares at Becky’s here