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.)

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Where did I put my head?

(Spotted in Catania in Sicily.)

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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

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Painting the Ship

Yes, these cruise ships are really that huge. (Photographed in Messina, Sicily, Italy.)

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Stairway to Heaven

Photographed at Capo Milazzo in Sicily.

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Three Generations of Transport

(photographed in Messina, Sicily, Italy in October 2013)

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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

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Kitesurfing and Windsurfing in the Strait of Messina

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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

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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

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