Ragusa Ibla is a town full of history. Walking through its alleys it is possible to go back in time (see my previous post). Medieval alleys and historic palaces, Ragusa Ibla maintains its charm even when it gets dark. Take a night walk through Ragusa Ibla with my photos.Read more
I like historic towns. Places where you can go back in time. Ragusa Ibla is one of these. Located in the southeastern corner of Sicily, Ragusa Ibla is the oldest district of the city of Ragusa. Medieval alleys, Baroque churches and palaces: walking Ragusa Ibla was like visiting an open-air museum.Read more
Monte Isola in Italian means mountain island. Little imagination: in fact it is a mountain in the middle of a lake, Lake Iseo, Italy.
Easy to reach by ferry, on the island is allowed to circulate only by bike and moped. The weather was nice and I enjoyed exploring Monte Isola by walking the many roads and trails on the island.more
The 2019 edition of European Best Destinations ranked Monte Isola on Lake Iseo in third place. The weather forecast was excellent. Two good reasons to go.Read more
“Acqua alta (pronounced [ˈakkwa ˈalta]; Italian for “high water”) is the term used in Veneto for the exceptional tide peaks that occur periodically in the northern Adriatic Sea. The peaks reach their maximum in the Venetian Lagoon, where they cause partial flooding of Venice…“ –Wikipedia
I visited Venice, Italy, in late November and I could witness the phenomenon of acqua alta (high water), typical in autumn. The flooding was modest and only on St. Mark’s square, the lower area of the city.…more