Yesterday, I spent a splendid morning exploring the secret staircases and hidden alleyways of Ragusa Ibla. I was imagining what life must have been like when these viccoli where traveled more regularly by residents. After climbing dozens of stairs in out-of-the-way sections of town, I sat in the Piazza Duomo enjoying this lovely view of…
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Not So Secret Siracusa
Siracusa, pictured, is one of Sicily’s many must-see highlights. Note that even with the village of Licodia Eubea being the base of July’s Secret Sicily tour, you spend many days touring the eastern part of the island. So, on Day 2, for example, you will be here, in Ortigia, listening to the fish mongers sing…
Prayers for Catania
Sending prayers and sunshine to our friends in Catania. The Piazza Duomo of Catania in 2019.
Always Make Time To Dance
My time in Catania, Sicily’s second largest city, during this trip was packed with wonder, and even if it’s not officially a tarantella, 🎶 “Vitti ‘na crozza” gave me an opportunity to dance under la Fontana dell’Elefante, effectionaltely known as Liotru, in the Piazza Duomo.