posted on Aug, 17 2014 @ 02:25 AM
originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: JamesTB
The marble quarries at Carrara, Toscana are massive. Sardinia has some of the oldest marble quarries on the planet.
I must admit, the cuts on this wall do not look ancient. This is Italy, (sardinians have a reputation)the red tape here is what is killing the
economy, therefore it is common for 'illegal' quarrying, building etc. Do it the correct legal way and it would be cheaper to get rocks shipped in
This country is so corrupt, the taX office told me 'not to bother' registering my business otherwise it will fail immediatley due to the massive
taxes. Not uncommon to be taxed 200% of gross income for new businesses. Anyway, I digress.
This seems to be an old quarry that has maybe seen some illegal quarrying in recent times. The local town of pietra santa is a sculptures retreat.
They use marble. This is lilley some sculpturer helping themselves to some marble, or some locals making a quick buck from the american
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