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July 8, 2017

Sicily: Viadotto Guerrieri

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One of Sicily’s many road viaducts

As we left Modica Sicily last December we passed under a high viaduct. Pulling to rental car to the side of the road, we paused to take a few pictures. Latter, with a little research, we learned that we were looking at Viadotto Guerrieri, one of the oldest and highest viaducts in Italy. Completed in 1968 at a height of 394 feet it is notable even in a country that is quite fond of spectacles of civil engineer. (more…)

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February 7, 2016

France: Chaumont


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Near the confluence of the Marne and Suize Rivers in the Haute-Marne department is Chaumont. The French edition of Wikipedia says that Chaumont is not a particularly old city. It was merely founded in the 10th Century. (more…)

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