Bougainvillea draping the stairs leading to the Duomo di San Giorgio, Modica, Sicily
Taormina is bewitching. I invite you to wander off the brimming Corso Umberto to make the cliff-top town your own. Create your moment in 2020. Learn more at https://experiencesicily.com/2020-tours-of-sicily/
The fuschia (and orange, and white) flowers you find draped all over Sicily are Bougainvillea. I photographed these in Taormina last May.
Balcony, Messina historic center with Bougainvillea flowers
Bougainvillea flowers gracing a sun-soaked door in Sicily.
Bougainvillea (or buganvilla) drapes over a balcony in Castellammare del Golfo
Throughout Sicily you’ll see bougainvillea (or buganvilla), this bush that produces beautiful flowers.
In a departure from the norm, I present to you a photo taken this morning by my cousin Evelina from her home in Bagheria. It snowed in Sicily last night–a very unusual occurrence! Everything has come to a standstill there today. Sicilians have no idea what to do with snow (except to look at it…