Idle days

Idle days in Sicily; plenty of time this wonderful scene. Day after day.

Jan Theo
What’s in a name The Spanish flu. That is a textbook example of unfair naming. The pandemic broke out in the war torn year of 1918. Intelligence in the belligerent countries censored the news, playing it down. Spain was neutral in the First World war. Hence the news was not censored. And when King Alfonso …
Jan Theo
New phase, new rules The piratical priest. Italy and Sicily are no longer in lockdown. There are though strict rules to obey. Physical distancing, mouth masks and gloves are compulsory. Apart from restaurants and school, Italy is open again. And so are churches. People may also attend the holy Mass once again. The bishops recently …
Jan Theo
Yes, you are welcome Welcome tourists! From 3 June Italy opens it borders. People from the Schengen can then travel to Italy. No need to quarentine, no need for certifications. The restrictions on physical distancing and mouth masks concern Italians as well as tourists. 13% of Italy’s GDP comes from tourism. And opening up the …
Jan Theo
Franz Ferdinand of Lombardy Atalanta and Sarajevo The assassination of Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo triggered the first world war. A football match triggered the Italian tragedy. On 19 February Atalanta Bergamo played Valencia. The return match. Fans had to go to Milano for the game. The local stadium was declared inadequate. A record number of …
Sampolo 246 - Cultori del Gusto
a nice cup of coffee at the bar to start another day
pasta feudo Mondello

Further more

Vini Cassarà - Kilim
Frolla Divina cookies, three categories
Feudo Mondello
Vini Cassarà - Sicilian Mastery

Reference.guru

man sleeping on a bench with a typical Sicilian hat

From dusk till dawn

From dusk till dawn

An arbitrary selection of the finest place to stay overnight
snooze
silhouette of a man eating, wearing a typical Sicilian Coppola

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