Tag Archives: Sicily

Italy Photo of the Day

I am always drawn to these trucks in Italy with produce for sale. These mobile fruit and vegetable stations are especially convenient in small towns. This one is in Riposto, a small commune on the eastern coast of Sicily. This … Continue reading

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Headed to Sicily – Travel Plans

I’ll be headed to Sicily soon and I’m flying into Palermo from Naples on  Volotea, one of the economy airlines in Europe. I’ve flown them before and had a good experience. You just have to be careful of the weight … Continue reading

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Another Hilltop Town in Italy – Caltagirone in Sicily

A view of another hill town in Italy – This one from the Sicilian Baroque town of Caltagirone, a city of about 40,000 people. Not on the radar for too many travelers to Italy, this is one of my favorite places … Continue reading

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The Italian Lifestyle

I love seeing these roadside fruit and vegetable shops on wheels. I noticed this one in the seaside town of Riposto, south of Taormina in Sicily. Really when you think about it, this is a perfect business – it’s mobile … Continue reading

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Taormina’s Greek Theater – Teatro Greco

Taormina is one of the most popular and beautiful places in Sicily. It was my first stop in Sicily and I fell in love immediately. I’d recommend this classy resort city to anyone planning a trip to Sicilia, the southern … Continue reading

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Life in Italy – Photo of the Day

A day in the life of this elderly Italian man in Palermo, a shoemaker who makes men’s shoes by hand. I am always intrigued watching skilled craftsmen at work in Italy. If you want to read more about this shoemaker … Continue reading

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Life in Sicily – Photo of the Day

The streets of Sicily is where you’ll find the real people, the locals who work hard and take pride in everything they do. They do it with a smile and in my experience, they always seem happy to engage in … Continue reading

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The Italian Lifestyle in Photos — Only in Italy

As you know I take photos everywhere I go in Italy.I like to find the beauty on a narrow street and the tranquility of the setting sun, but I also  seem to be drawn to unique circumstances. These situations in … Continue reading

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Travel Tips for Visiting Sicily

Sicily is  one of the most fascinating and beautiful places in Italy. “If you haven’t seen Sicily you haven’t seen Italy. Sicily is where the soul of Sicily is.” – Goethe The Sicilian people are also some of the friendliest … Continue reading

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Life in Italy – Photo of the Day

I always enjoy watching local Italian artisans at work. This Sicilian is hand painting a ceramic plate with precision. I’d love to hear your feedback. Please leave a comment. Grazie Ciao

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