Cava D’Ispica (Ispica canyon nature reserve and archeological site) overlooking Rifugio Scirocco in the Iblean Mountains of southeastern Sicily
My last days in Sicily during this visit were full of nature and inspired beauty and appointments to research new accommodations and discuss programming for 2020 and beyond. In sum, very busy! First report: I was so fortunate to hike for two days outside of Ragusa in the Cava della Misericordia and the Cava d’Ispica….
Horses grazing in the Cava d’Ispica Reserve (Note the ancient caves above them, cut into the limestone) Thanks to Sicilia in Cammino
Always on the move, today I took a hike in Sicily with Nanni, a nature and walking guide, through the Cava D’Ispica reserve, a deep gorge that follows a now, usually dried up river. Fresh, young, and emerald green Acanthus mollis plants (known in English as bear’s breeches) covered our trail, and scores of caves…