A Spanish-era tower guards the coast of southern Sicily. …Dreaming of hot summer days…
Cat on a terracotta roof Ragusa, Sicily
Ragusa in southeastern Sicily is comprised of the old town of Ragusa Ibla (pictured) and the new city of Ragusa. Both sections of the city, which are on opposite hills, were rebuilt after the massive and distructive 1693 earthquakes. Ragusa is part of the UNESCO site the Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto,…
View of Custonaci, Sicily in Trapani Province from Erice’s Castello di Venere (above the Torretta Pepoli, the “Lighthouse for Peace in the Mediterranean”)
I’m reminiscing about the view from our terrace the past couple of weeks. Alla prossima!
Live from Sicily! I just keep falling further in love with Sicily… Trapani Province woos me with its endless vineyards, olive groves, and wheat fields. Sweeping mountain views and turquoise sea, busiate pasta and textured couscous, overstuffed cannoli, magnificent beauty, and excellent hospitality. What a heartwarming way to close this trip! Alla prossima!
Panorama of Ragusa Ibla, Sicily Grazie to my cousin Giulia for putting up with my unwavering desire to find the exact place to capture this shot!
The views of the Ionian Sea from our hotel in Taormina were dreamy. I loved pulling the drapes aside and opening my doors to my balcony and seeing this… And feeling the wind in my hair…
View of the Ionian Sea and the town of Giardini Naxos from Taormina
When I met the music duo Fratelli Mancuso in Sutera, their hometown, they told me that when they were boys, they played on this hillside.