This often happens in Palermo. The outside is gruesome, or at least, uninviting. Inside, the big surprise.
Inside Santa Cita
June 19, 2015
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Realmonte: Scala dei Turchi
March 23, 2015
Scala dei Turchi
February 25, 2015
We are deep into winter in Vermont and I am thinking about these blue and white places. Sicily is such a beautiful island. Scala dei Turchi is near the big town of Agrigento but actually in the smaller town of Realmonte, where I stayed for a few days in 2010. The white stone is hard-packed gypsum. Realmonte citizens are the happiest Sicilians I have yet found. Read More
February 8, 2015
Photo slide show of Serpotta's white plaster sculptures at Palermo. Incredible.
Photos by Luciano Romeo. Excellent!!!! Open the slide show and use the zoom tool to see the incredible details.
August 16, 2014
A chandelier hanging from what used to be a frescoed ceiling in a Via Maqueda palace.