National Geographic : 1927 Oct
SICILY: ISLAND OF VIVID BEAUTY AND CRUMBLING GLORY FLOWERS ADORN THE RAILWAY FROM PALERMO TO MONREALE Hedges of geranium and prickly pear are planted along the railways of Sicily. This line leads to the famous cathedral at Monreale. ) National (;eographic Society Autochromes Lumlere by Lulgi 'ellerano A CITY FALLEN FROM HIGH ESTATE Girgenti, now a rather squalid city, once was Akragas to the Greeks, and later was Agrigen turn to the Romans. It once was termed "the most beautiful town of the mortals."