Poggioreale cuore spezzato (Poggioreale broken heart)
On the night between 14 and 15 January 1968, a violent earthquake occurred in the Belice Valley in western Sicily, destroying many Sicilian villages. The municipality of Poggioreale was abandoned the very night of the earthquake. No recovery work was ever carried out, not even for tourism purposes. The place is only visited orta by dogs, goats, sheep, shepherds and a few patrons like me, who go there to browse and take photos. Now there is a new Poggioreale, built a little further away from the old destroyed town.