The Faces Of Power In Ragusa

The faces decorating Ragusa’s Palazzo Bertini send a message. The palace, built in the late 18th century in the style of the Late Sicilian Baroque, sits on the road marking the dividing line between the old, aristocratic Ragusa Ibla and the new, up-and-coming city of Ragusa–in other words, the line between old money and new….

Step Outside of Yourself

Happy Halloween! Pictured is one of the eye catching floats from the 2017 Carnevale in Acireale, Sicily. Although Halloween, as we Americans celebrate it, is gaining some popularity in Sicily, Carnevale (the days leading up to Lent) is the time when they dress in costumes and create mischief. No matter when you put on a…