Silent Morning

On the morning we stayed in Realmonte during our September 2015 Experience Sicily tour, I jumped out of bed early and made my way down the long staircase of the sea cliff in order to soak up the magnificence of Scala dei Turchi. Here’s one of the many photos I took of this wonder of…

Ustica: Sweet Dream

Ustica is a dream! And it’s an island 32 miles or 52 kilometers off of the Sicilian coast from Palermo. Experience Sicily’s Evelina Buttitta lived on Ustica for two years, teaching Latin and Italian literature ans grammar in its public school. The single town on the island, depending on the time of year, has about 1000…

Heat is on the Way

It’s really cold right now in New York City where I live (-12C, if you must know). So, I’m warming my heart thinking about this hidden swimming spot in the cliffs of Mongerbino called I Francesi. A couple of years ago, my cousin Filippo (who took this photo) brought me here to swim. I can’t…