Men pass, but ideas remain. Remain as moral strength that lives on in the strides of future generations. “Gli uomini passano, ma le idee restano. Restano le tensioni morali che continueranno a camminare sulle gambe di altri uomini,” said Giovanni Falcone (pictured left). On May 23, 1992, in Capaci, along Sicily’s autostrada between the Punta…
The lighthouse at Capo Zafferano, Santa Flavia, Sicily was built in 1884. After years of vandalism and neglect, it is being restored. It lights the way along the rugged Tyrrhenian Sea coast for the fisherman of Porticello and Aspra.
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 Egadi Islands from Trapani, Sicily
Baroque balcony in the UNESCO recognized town of Scicli, Ragusa Province, Sicily
The countryside of Salemi, Trapani Province, Sicily Green spring grasses + Sheep = Excellent sheep’s milk cheese! (Tuma, Pecorino, Pecorino stagionale, Ricotta, Ricotta salata, Vastedda del Belice … )
Sunset over the Tyrrhenian Sea from Bagheria with Palermo and Mount Pellegrino in the distance
Aldo’s workshop in the countryside of San Biagio Platini, Agrigento Province, Sicily
Happy Easter! Buona Pasqua! This is a work of art made of grain and other elements from the natural world as part of the Arches of Easter or Archi di Pasqua in San Biagio Platini (Also known as the Bread Arches or Archi di Pane). The lamb represents purity and sacrifice. The white and red…
Panorama featuring the town of Calascibetta from Enna, in the center of Sicily