Persephone’s return to the upper world is eminent… Spring will come, and like the Goddess of the Underworld, when primavera arrives, we too will be more wise, coveting the sunlight, blue skies, fresh air, and pure green grasses (and here, carduna plants) of the new season. Let’s keep the faith… Please get vaccinated and continue…
The July Countryside In Sicily
Somewhere near Licodia Eubea, Sicily July marks the end of the wheat season in Sicily, when the fields in the island’s center are harvested and the crop is rolled into bails of hay. The green pastures of the spring turned to gold at the end of May into early June, and during this period, the…
A Slice Of Heaven In Sicily
Artichokes are currently growing in Sicily for the first of two annual seasons (One season is in the spring, the other species is harvested in the fall.). I took this photo while driving through Sicily last January… I can’t really say where I was exactly, but I stopped the car in the middle of the…
Exhale With Your Family This July in Sicily
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…
I Can Barley Contain Myself
Spring has been in full swing in Sicily. The fields are green and fertile with crops like this barley (or orzo in Italian and Sicilian), photographed by our friend and guide north of Agrigento, Val di kam, yesterday. When I saw it, it took my breath away. I want to run through the fields!
Sit Back and Enjoy the Ride
As you travel between Modica, Scicli, and Ragusa in south eastern Sicily, take note of the wheat fields and the long, man-made stone walls.
In Sicily, Yellow and Blue Makes Wine
In the western provinces of Sicily, the Grillo grape varietal soaks up the sun to make Marsala wine.
Why the Romans Loved Sicily
Sicily’s interior is rich with wheat.