This is a reblog of one of my colleague’s posts showcasing his wonderful photography from Sicily. It’s always been on my travel to do list, but these pictures now make a visit a must.
There is something for everyone in Sicily. The remains of ancient civilisations, be they Greek, Roman or Arab-Norman, are breathtaking. Here’s another selection of images for you. In this second part, you’ll get a fair idea of the warmth, colour and light of Sicily. I hope you enjoy.
Statue at the entrance to La Capella Palatina, Palermo
Church of Matorana Palermo
Stunning interior detail; Monreale Gothic Cathedral, Palermo Provence
La Capella Palatina, Palermo
Fontana Pretoria, Palermo
Statue, Syracuse Cathedral
Interior, Syracuse Cathedral
The Diana Fountain, Piazza Archimede, Syracuse
Villa del Casale, Piazza Armerina
Typical Sicilian side street
These Sicilian ceramic heads can be found, adorning houses, throughout the island
Mount Etna has ‘mini’ craters at various levels – but all are huge…
All images Michael David © 2012