“The sea, the great unifier, is man’s only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.” – Jacques Yves Cousteau
“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” – Jacques Cousteau
I miss the sea. Alas, at the moment I can only see it on photographs. So I re-edited a photo I took nine years ago. I was in Scala dei Turchi, on the southern coast of Sicily. This time I edited it in black and white. Small solace.
“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” – Seneca
Also this year is about to end. I looked back at my 2018 images and chose the 10 that I like the most. Here are the first five. Taken all in Sicily. And it is no coincidence that in 4 of these photos you can see the sea. In fact, in these short and cold winter days most of all I miss the sea… and the sun on my skin.More
The Aeolian Islands are a volcanic archipelago north of Sicily, in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Named after the wind god Aeolus, a great way to visit them is on a sailing boat. And I did it! In early July, along with two friends, I sailed around the islands of Vulcano, Lipari, Panarea and Stromboli – four of the seven islands that form this archipelago. Read more
When it gets dark in Taormina the lights go on and life moves on the Corso for the evening stroll.Read more