Join me for a Sicily travel Q&A Session on Tuesday! Sample question: Is it safe to fly now? Answer: Yes, it is. According to the CDC, when you are fully vaccinated, air-travel is safe. Importantly, because of the continuous air circulation and filtration on airplanes, viruses like COVID-19 do not spread easily such an environment….
Coastal watchtower, island of Isola delle Femmine (1591).
Coastal watch tower, town of Isola delle Femmine (1578).
Bicycle on the pier at Isola delle Femmine.
The marina of the town Isola delle Femmine shimmers in evening light.
A fisherman in the town of Isola delle Femmine weaves his fishing net following age-old techniques. Note his toe is grounding the net while he works!
The crumbling, probably 14th century, coastal warning tower at Isola delle Femmine reminds us of the legends of how this island got its name. There are three theories that I learned from the locals of the mainland town by the same name: in the 16th century, it was a women’s prison, in the 19th century,…
Sunset over Isola delle Femmine.
Last summer, I swam here, at Isola delle Femmine, by jumping from the side of a glass-bottomed boat.