Noto Sicily’s Valley of Baroque

Noto is another Sicilian town revered for spectacular Baroque architecture. I visited on Saturday. The Mediterranean has been stormy and weather was overcast and windy – not great for photography. Everything in the complex has unique symbolism and historical significance, so I hoped to hire a local guide. Knowing the history and culture of countries…

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Modica Sicily

I’m relaxing in Pozzallo, content with long walks on the beach, uninspired to post on my travel blog or chase Sicilian attractions. Daylight hours are long (6:30 am – 8:30 pm) and April weather is mild. Like most Mediterranean coastal areas, Pozzallo’s wind is fierce and unpredictable with temperatures changing quickly. We’ve had a few…

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Pozzallo Sicily

Pozzallo is a sleepy Sicilian seaside village on the Mediterranean – as “Italian / Sicilian” as you can get! I arrived Monday afternoon after flights from Belgrade to Munich and Munich to Catania followed by a 1.5-hour bus ride from Catania to Pozzallo. Each leg of the trip had unique challenges which I won’t belabor…

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