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Category Archives: Sicily
Praise the Lord with your Spray Can!
In Sicily, even the graffiti sprayers are religious. (Seen behind the Cathedral in Palermo, Sicily.)
Posted in Italy, Photography, Religion, Sicily, Travel Tagged christianity, graffiti 3 Comments
Where did I put my head?
(Spotted in Catania in Sicily.)
Posted in Italy, Photography, Sicily, Travel Tagged Catania 4 Comments
The Smoking Volcano and the Setting Sun
Mount Etna (on the left) and the setting sun (on the right). What I couldn’t get on the photo: to my right behind me, Stromboli was emitting smoke as well and to my left behind me there was a rainbow … Continue reading
Posted in Italy, Photography, Sicily, Travel Tagged Etna, Milazzo 7 Comments
Painting the Ship
Yes, these cruise ships are really that huge. (Photographed in Messina, Sicily, Italy.)
Posted in Italy, Photography, Sicily, Travel Tagged cruise, Messina, ship 2 Comments
Stairway to Heaven
Photographed at Capo Milazzo in Sicily.
Posted in Italy, Photography, Sicily, Travel Tagged Milazzo 7 Comments
Three Generations of Transport
(photographed in Messina, Sicily, Italy in October 2013)
Posted in Italy, Photography, Sicily, Technology, Travel Tagged Cars, horses 4 Comments
What a Waste of Balloons!
Hundreds of children could have been made happy with all these balloons. But no, people had to misappropriate them for a wedding. (Spotted at Capo Milazzo in Sicily on 28 December 2013.) Did you notice that the married couple are … Continue reading
Posted in Italy, Love, Photography, Sicily Tagged balloons, wedding 9 Comments
Kitesurfing and Windsurfing in the Strait of Messina
Posted in Italy, Photography, Sicily, Sports, Travel Tagged kitesurfing, Messina, surfing 1 Comment
Random Thoughts (3)
Always funny: places that don’t serve Coca Cola or other “capitalist”/”imperialist”/”Western” drinks, but all the staff have Apple phones and computers. The Guardian confirms my numbers on Britons applying for foreign citizenship. Somehow I found the list of US Presidents … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Immigration Law, Law, Music, Religion, Sicily, Terrorism, Travel, UK, USA Tagged Donald Trump, Jimmy Carter, Omarosa, refugees, Terrorism 2 Comments
How far can you get by train?
Zur deutschen Fassung dieses Artikels. One of my readers wrote that he had been wondering how far he could get if he took his local commuter train and continued traveling with no other means of transport than the railway. As a train enthusiast, … Continue reading