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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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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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Etna is causing trouble again

Since yesterday, Mount Etna in Sicily has been active again. It has been spewing lava and ash, forcing the airport at Catania to suspend operations. (Photo taken on the road to Caltagirone on 15 December 2013.)

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