The Casetta Bianca (White House) is an iconic homestead in the fishing village of Sant’Elia. Today it is a holiday rental.
Last night I had a dream that I was staying here in Porticello, my grandfather’s fishing village. Last year when I was staying here in an apartment, I delighted in waking up early and walking through the port to see the light on Monte Catalfano and Capo Zafferano and the fisherman and boat repairmen doing…
Marzamemi is a charming fishing village on the Ionian Sea coast of southeastern Sicily. Today it attracts tourists and locals alike to its excellent restaurants and boutiques. After dinner, it’s a perfect place for a gelato and a passeggiata.
Boats at Aspra, the fishing village of Bagheria In Aspra, there is a museum focused on anchovy fishing and all things anchovy: Museo dell’Acciuga di Aspra. Although I haven’t yet been, since this type of fishing was done by my family (in these waters) for centuries, while in Sicily the next few weeks, I hope…
I’m thinking of Sciacca, Sicily today. The seaside, fishing town experienced torrential rains and massive flooding the past couple of days. Please keep the townspeople in your hearts as they recover from the damage and loss.
Your table is ready. Marzamemi, Sicily
The fishing village of Marzamemi is magical. It almost glistens! Although it’s famous for its tuna fishing past, in more recent years, the town has become host to the Festa del Pomodoro di Pachino IGP. That is, a festival celebrating a locally cultivated cherry tomato of which they are very proud. Now through Sunday, Marzamemi…
The fortress or castle (of yesterday’s post) of the fishing and tourist port of Castellammare del Golfo photographed from the overlook on Strada Statale 187 (State Road 187). I never take for granted when I go to this overlook! I always take a photo, no matter how many I’ve taken in the past.
The sea at Marzamemi, a fishing village on Sicily’s southeast coast.
Rosalia, Paola, Francesca, Pola… the fishing boats of Aspra, Bagheria.