The almond blossoms are starting to bloom in Agrigento province. This one I photographed two days ago in the Sicani Mountains north of Agrigento. Soon the hillsides of southern Sicily will be painted white! It’s a beautiful season to be here.
No, not Ireland. No, not Scotland. No, not Wales. This is the green, green, grass of home… I mean Sicily… in the winter and spring. (Somewhere near Aragona, Sicily in late February)
The hillsides of Sicily are currently laced with white, as almond trees are flowering throughout the southern provinces of the island. February is a stunning time to visit Sicily. (Racalmuto, Agrigento Province)
Zia Maria and Zio Angelo bake the break at the furnu (the oven/bakery, in Sicilian). In the end, in Sicily, it’s about the people you meet and how you felt during those moments of connection. Always, thank you to Pierfilippo Spoto and Val di Kam in Sant’Angelo Muxaro, Agrigento Province for these introductions.
Yes, you too, like Judy, can walk through a field of wild clover in Sicily. The best time of year to do so is April. (Sant’Angelo Muxaro, Agrigento Province)
Although this year’s Easter processions will be curbed, I am still leading a small group through Sicily during the days leading up to Pasqua and for the holiday. The details of the new program are currently coming together. Sicily is magical during the spring for so many reasons. The capre Girgentane, pictured, being one! Think…
White and pristine, these seaside cliffs are coveted by Sicilians, and are a priceless gift from Madre Terra (Mother Nature). La Scala dei Turchi, or Stairs of the Turks, is a natural phenomenon of hard-mud material that is a combination of calcium carbonate and lime mixed with other types of clay and silt, called marl…
As the sun sets on 2021, I’m thinking ahead to September 2022, when we at Experience Sicily are co-hosting Photography In Sicily, a small-group tour, with Hunt’s Photo and Video. Luminary Don Toothaker will be your photography guru on this curated experience. I planned for us to be at this spot at sunset one evening….
Your table is ready for you. (Photo taken in the Sicani Mountains, north of Agrigento)
The Temple of Concordia at Valley of the Temples in Agrigento is magnificent under the full moon. Whenever possible, plan to see the temples at night (as well as during the day), at least from the roadway. Another place one can see the Valley lit up at night is from the front stairs of the…