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Palermo, Capital of Sicily

I only spent one evening in Palermo, the capital of Sicily, despite spending eleven weeks in Covid19 isolation, only thirty minutes away. Palermo has a

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Sicilian Roads

I’ve come to love the Sicilian roads. Everywhere on the island they are the same. Far more than a network of pavement connecting places. More

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A Home-cooked Meal

Home is food. More than that, it is the experiences and memories of how we eat food. Home for me is the sharing of food, cooked at home by many hands and enjoyed with abundance.

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Valley of the Temples, Agrigento, Sicily

Valley of the Temples in southern Sicily dates back to the 6th Century BCE and was home to almost half a million citizens. One of the most impressive archeological sites in the world, it has an amazing collection of temples from the Ancient Greek world.

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Scala dei Turchi

The Turkish Steps are white rocky cliffs on the coast of Realmonte, Sicily. This gorgeous natural site, blindingly white when the sun is shining, accentuates

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Monreale Cathedral

The town of Monreale (meaning “royal mountain”) sits 300 meters above sea level, overlooking Palermo. The Monreale Cathedral, built between 1170 and 1189 AD, is

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A Daring Adventure

I am not a fan of driving in Italy. That could change. Or not. Most of my life is magical thinking so, sure, it could

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“I am in awe of flowers. Not because of their colors, but because even though they have dirt in their roots, they still grow. They

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