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Travelling Sicily 2014: Part Two

Posted by Suzanne on 30 Jan 2015


A few more highlights from our Sicilian travels, 2014: fifteen snapshots below:

1.  An evening stroll, Teatro Massimo Bellini, Piazza Bellini, Catania


2.  A jazz pianist, a small bar in a side street off Piazza Bellini, Catania


3.   Rediscovery of Christ the Pantocrator mosaic, Cathedral of Cefalu


4.   Ricotta making with Vincenzo, the Madonie Mountains, outside Polizzi Generosa


5.   Discovering hidden shops, the side streets off Piazza Aragona, La Kalsa quarter, Palermo


6.   Gelato in a brioche, Taormina by the Ionian Sea


7.   The back roads, The Madonie National Park


8.   The fruit and vegetable markets, Catania


9.   Learning how to make Pasta con le Sarde with Maria, upstairs at Palazzo Notar Nicchi, Polizzi Generosa


10.  Looking to the Tyrrhenian Sea, Villa Igiea, Palermo


11.   Sicilian wine, Bar Razmataz, Catania


12.   Travelling the interior, Corleone 


13.   Cooking with Annalisa from Go Sicily, Farm Cultural Park, Favara, near Agrigento


14.   An evening in Piazza Aprile IX, Taormina


15.   Pastries, Pasticceria Cappello, Via Colonna Rotta, Palermo




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