52 Reasons to Love Sicily #1. From January to early May, Sicily’s hillsides and mountainsides are emerald green with waves of growing grain, fuschia with sweet Mediterranean clover (ask the sheep!), and golden with sinapis alba (white mustard) flowers. Palma di Montechiaro, Agrigento Province
The mysterious and beautiful Cava d’Ispica nature reserve and archaeological site is cradled in the Iblean Mountains of southeastern Sicily. Put on your hiking boots to walk among thousands of years of human history. An ancient river carved this gorge over millennia through a limestone shelf that is part of the African tectonic plate. (Yes,…
Horses grazing in the Cava d’Ispica Reserve (Note the ancient caves above them, cut into the limestone) Thanks to Sicilia in Cammino
Sicilians and Italians when they are the chief homemakers, generally shop daily (or utilize their own gardens’ bounty) to determine what they’ll cook that day. This is why everything tastes so good! An example is this beautiful, fresh cabbage seen at Ballerò street market in Palermo.
Front door, Bagheria, Sicily.
Balcony, Ragusa Ibla.