Take a deep breath and slowly exhale… That’s what I want to do when I see this countryside outside of Licodia Eubea, Sicily, where Experience Sicily is hosting an immersive, family-friendly 10-day travel experience in July. I, Allison Scola, will be your tour leader, and I’ll take care of all of the details so you…
We saw the landscape where they graze. We now understand their daily milking routine. We learned how their milk is used to make different cheeses. We tasted the cheeses made from all of these elements and the air and sun. Thank you to these gentle sheep for giving us sustenance!
Today in the countryside, the sheep showed me the way: be one with the earth. Become one with the earth with me in Sicily! Experience Sicily is offering 4 tours in 2017. Learn more and join me at http://experiencesicily.com
View of the countryside at Planeta’s Ulmo vineyard with windmills (Sambuca di Sicilia)
When I met the music duo Fratelli Mancuso in Sutera, their hometown, they told me that when they were boys, they played on this hillside.
The Sicilian countryside at Segesta.
Sicily’s interior is rich with wheat.
In Sicily, farmers traditionally didn’t live “on the farm.” They lived in town (For centuries when bandits were a serious daily menace, it was much safer.), and each day, they traveled to “the country” to tend their gardens and livestock (In many places today, they still do.). Still, when “in campagna,” storage shacks offered shelter…
Springtime in Sicily’s Madonie Mountains near Polizzi Generosa.