February wildflowers in southeastern Sicily (Ragusa)
Happy International Women’s Day! Buona festa delle donne! Today recognize the women in your life and the achievements they’ve made.
Bougainvillea flowers gracing a sun-soaked door in Sicily.
This weekend is the 38th annual Infiorata di Noto, or Noto Flower Festival. This year’s theme is “Sogni e colori del Principato di Monaco” or “Dreams and Colors of Monaco.” Over the last two days, along the Baroque town’s via Nicolaci, different art-school groups have been laying out their mosaic designs of flower petals and…
Happy Easter! Buona Pasqua!
Bougainvillea (or buganvilla) drapes over a balcony in Castellammare del Golfo
Happy Spring! The windmill in the background is the home of the Museum of Salt in Trapani, Sicily (and a trattoria!).
Balcony and window boxes with flowers photographed in Noto.
Sebastiano Garifo, Experience Sicily’s local guide sent in this photo from San Pier Niceto in the Province of Messina. This weekend they are celebrating their annual Infiorata festival with flower carpets depicting the Eucharist. Readers of the New York Times may recall an August 2013 article by Russell Shorto, the author of the “New York…
Experience Sicily’s local tour guide Sebastiano Garifo is in Noto tonight, and he sent me this photo of this year’s Infiorata flower festival to share with you! This photo gives us a great picture of via Nicolaci from la Chiesa di Montevergini, the church at the top of the avenue. Visitors from all over the…