Tusa Beautiful For Words

My partner in all things Experience Sicily, Evelina Buttitta, who took this photo yesterday, spent the weekend at this breathtaking spot, Tusa, on Sicily’s north coast in Messina province, just west of Santo Stefano di Camastra. Not only is its sandy Lampare Beach recognized for the its environmental protection and sustainability programs, but the Hotel…

Buon Ferragosto!

Earlier today I had my weekly Skype lesson with my Italian language teacher in Caserta, near Naples. After our lesson, my teacher Vittorio was on the way to the sea to meet up with his friends for Ferragosto, the most important holiday of the year for Italians after Christmas and Easter. Ferragosto is the more…

Play On The Beach 

On Friday, June 23, as part of the “Le Forme di Telesis,” or The Shapes of Telesis, arts festival, “The Trojan Women” by Euripedes will be presented in the Parco Archeologico di Selinunte e Cave di Cusa in Castelvetrano. The interpretation, which will emphasize the plight of women immigrants, will be performed on the beach…

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…