Tag: Sicily

Exploring Catania between chivalry and charming decay

If there was one way to describe Catania, it wouldn't be too far from sensory overloaded. Coming from Agrigento, I considered myself already well into the Sicilian mode to soon found out that our next stop was just in for new surprises and ...

Modernity and tradition in a spirituality-laden Agrigento

View in Agrigento city center It was only a coincidence that we happened in Agrigento minutes before the parade for the saint patron Calogero started, but even if we were there in a different time than mid-June, I'm ready to bet that the ...

Greek glory in Agrigento’s Valle dei Templi, Sicily

Many are the things you can't afford to miss if you go to Sicily for the first time, and one of these certainly is Agrigento Valle dei Templi, in English, Valley of the Temples. Arriving at Hera Temple in Sicily's Valle dei Templi ...

Exploring Sicily with Marco Polo Guidebooks

Confession time: in all my wanderings, the country I have probably explored less is my own, Italy. This is why when I received a wedding invitation from a friend of mine from Sicily I grabbed my Marco Polo Sicily Guidebook, packed my new ...