Category Archives: Sicily

Strange clouds

(Photo taken in the Madonie mountains in Sicily.)

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Different Professions of Faith

In Sicily, many people openly display their Christian belief by putting up images or statutes of Jesus or Mary next to their front door: The neighbour at number 59 counters with a completely different but equally public profession of faith: … Continue reading

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Video Blog: Unicorns

For thousands of years, mankind has been divided between those who believe in the existence of unicorns and those who don’t. Those who are convinced that unicorns are more than mere creatures of legend have been exposed to ridicule and … Continue reading

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Catching Dinner is a Lonely Job

(Seen at Capo Milazzo in Sicily on 28 December 2013.)

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The End of the Rainbow

Finally I have discovered where the end of the rainbow is: off the coast of Sicily. (Photographed from the roof of my home in Rometta Marea on 16 October 2013.)

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In the Jungle

Ok, not quite in the jungle, but at the impressive Botanical Garden of Palermo in Sicily.

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It began with dense fog. (Part 2)

(Click here to read part 1.) The name of the picnic area – Musolino – reminded me too much of Italy’s erstwhile dictator, but we had just left the zone of the fog, and after the disappointment at the peak of Mount Dinnammare … Continue reading

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It began with dense fog. (Part 1)

Mount Dinnammare sits 1,130 meters (3,700 feet) above the port city of Messina and offers splendid views across the strait of Scylla and Charybdis, to Calabria, across the mountains of Sicily and on both the Ionian and the Tyrrhenian Sea. After having just arrived … Continue reading

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Wow, this ship is huge!

When you walk or drive along Via Giuseppe Garibaldi in Messina, a wide road running parallel to the shore and the port, you could at first sight believe that there is another row of multi-storey buildings behind the ones you’re … Continue reading

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Castelbuono

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