Men playing cards at Aspra marina. #aspra #bagheria #palermo #sicily #sicilia #italy #italia #sicilytravel #sicily_travel #sicilytourism #sicily_tourism #siciliaph #siciliafoto #igerssicilia #instasicilia #ig_sicily #igfriends_sicilia #ig_palermo #experiencesicily #cards #fishermen #pescatori #boat #barca #cardgame #partitaacarte #giocaacarte #carte

A statue of Madonna Assunta, or Our Lady of the Assumption, on the pier of the fishing village San Nicola l’Arena, a hamlet of Trabia. She is revered by inhabitants of the village, especially the fishermen. #madonnaassunta #sannicola #trabia #palermo #patronsaint #fishingvillage #fishermen #pescatori #tonnara #sicily #sicily_travel #sicilia #sicily_tourism #italy #ig_sicily #italia #siciliaph #siciliafoto #igerssicilia…

The marina at Aspra with fishermen and Mount Pellegrino in the distance. #aspra #palermo #bagheria #fishermen #pescatori #boats #barche #mountpellegrino #montepellegrino #marina #sicily #sicily_travel #sicilia #sicily_tourism #italy #ig_sicily #italia #siciliaph #siciliafoto #igerssicilia #instasicilia #sicilytravel #experiencesicily

Homegrown painting above a wall shrine for Maria ss. del Lume in Porticello. #sicily #sicily_travel #sicilia #sicily_tourism #italy #ig_sicily #italia #siciliaph #siciliafoto #igerssicilia #instasicilia #porticello #painting #shrine #fishermen #pescatori #santaflavia #boat #barca #mariassdellume

Fish nets drying at Aspra. #sicily #sicily_travel #sicilia #sicily_tourism #italy #ig_sicily #italia #siciliaph #siciliafoto #bagheria #aspra #net #fishermen #pescatori #rete #fishingnet #fishnet #retedapesca

When visiting fishing villages like Aspra, you are bound to spot a fisherman weaving his own net. They use their big toes to construct the nets’ web. #sicily #sicily_travel #sicilia #sicily_tourism #italy #ig_sicily #italia #siciliaph #siciliafoto #bagheria #aspra #net #fishermen #pescatori #boats #weaving #fishnet #fishingnet #rete #retedapesca #tourism

Porticiello’s Madonna del Lume Feast

In early October each year in Porticello, a fishing village in Santa Flavia near Palermo, the Fraternity of fishermen honor Maria ss. del Lume for protecting them and their families throughout the year.     #sicily #sicily_travel #sicilia #sicily_tourism #italy #ig_sicily #italia #siciliaph #porticello #santaflavia #mariassdellume #procession #feast #tonnara #fishermen #marittimi #pescatori