Today… Oh, today. I apologize to my friends in New York. Yes, this was the absolutely perfect day we had in Sicily today at my favorite place to swim (If you follow me, you’ve seen this view from Capo Zafferano looking at Palermo before.). In my opinion, the Tyrrhenian Sea this time of year is…
Take me to your wild waters. See you soon Sicily! (Le Tre Piscine, Bagheria)
The “Arco Azzurro ” is a natural archway that extends over the blue sea along the coast between Aspra and Mongerbino, Sicily.
Share with me your Sicily dreams. Today is Small Business Saturday, and according to the emails I’ve received from other tourism companies, I’m supposed to be selling. I’m supposed to be offering deals on upcoming Experience Sicily tours and illustrating to you the benefits of why I should be your trip curator. But I don’t…
A favorite swimming spot: Le Tre Piscine, Bagheria, Sicily. Strong swimmers only.
The Tyrrhenian Sea at Mongerbino, a neighborhood of Bagheria, Sicily
From the natural oasis of Monte Catalfano above Bagheria and Santa Flavia (Palermo Province, Sicily) you can see the coast of Mongerbino, Le Piscine (“the pools,” where I love to swim at sunset), and the rugged landscape of Capo Zafferano, which from this angle above the Tyrrhenian Sea, may not be recognizable to even Palermitani….
Sunset over the Tyrrhenian Sea from Bagheria with Palermo and Mount Pellegrino in the distance
During these gray days of January in the northeastern United States, I dream of summer in Sicily. Photos that I took of places I swam just months ago give me hope that it won’t be too long until I return to them. There are many different approaches to swimming in Sicily: beaches (both sandy and…