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Photo of the day: Favignana, wall “cantuni”

Good evening from : Favignana, urban center, wall made with “cantuni” Favignana (blocks of calcarenite).

The tuff Favignana, For centuries the island's wealth !

The rock of Favignana from the sea are expressions of man's work, high hand-carved cliffs, whole inner areas dug in in a manner orthogonal random order, Eaves sometimes pyramidal. They are the ancient Cave di Tufo shelly Favignana today a destination for curious tourists and scholars careful. But why did so many quarries Favignana ? …

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