Humble Sicilian Churches

Humble Sicilian Churches

I’ve always had a soft spot for Sicilian churches which are a bountiful source of art and a depository for local history. From the cathedrals in the major cities to the ‘chiesa madre’ of any small ‘paese’, the humble Roman Catholic church contains a wealth…



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A Muntagna (Etna)

A little background information about the composition. Mount Etna, the highest volcano…