Sicily’s Inspector Montalbano

For those of us who can’t travel to Sicily right now, here’s a suggestion. Check out Inspector Montalbano, a series of detective novels by Andrea Camilleri turned into a television series. In the United States, it’s available by subscription on the MHz Choice app. Our hero, Salvo Montalbano, solves crimes in his fictional hometown of…

Uptown Ragusa

Ragusa Ibla photographed with the Piazza del Duomo and the Baroque facade of the Basilica di San Giorgio in the distance. Ragusa Ibla is the high-town of Ragusa, a city that after the earthquake of 1693 was rebuilt into two parts–Ragusa, the lower town with a more modern layout and Ragusa Ibla, the smaller, quieter…