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The Ruins of Tyndaris

Most of the souvenir and snack shops on the side of the road winding up to Tindari are closed. In Sicily, late April is still off-season. If you own a shop at the place that will be visited both for the ruins of the ancient city … Continue reading

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Lipari – Day 2

(This is the sequel to Lipary – Day 1.) While I am studying the bus timetable which is posted in the window of the bus company’s office in Lipari in order to plan my day, a friendly and helpful bus … Continue reading

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Sometimes, I can’t blame people for thinking that I am a spy.

But I swear, the reason why I was standing under that lamppost in the middle of the night and smoking a cigar, was that I was watching a cat playing with some fruits on a tree. (The photo was taken … Continue reading

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Lipari – Day 1

Lipari, Salina, Vulcano, Alicudi, Filicudi, Panarea. Don’t worry if you can’t immediately pin down these names on a map. Until two months ago, I couldn’t either. Then I moved to Sicily. If I add the name of the seventh and … Continue reading

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This is Sicily: Mountains

People associate Sicily with the sun, the sea, beaches, old cities, oranges, pistachios, some smaller islands, ancient temples, granita and quaint villages. To me, the most amazing aspect – among many other amazing things – about Sicily were the mountains. Maybe … Continue reading

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