Daily Travel Photos

Travel Photo: Palermo, Sicily Artist Studio


IMG 6685 e1556654311803 768x1024 - Travel Photo: Palermo, Sicily Artist Studio

Palermo, Sicily Artists Studio

Apparently, Italians feel superior to Sicilians. Having been robbed of its National Treasury in 1860 by an occupying Italian Army, Sicily has been an impoverished region, her factories shuttered and moved to the north. Without a manufacturing base, the island relied upon grapes, olives, almonds, oranges, and grapes for survival. Unfortunately, due to an erupting Etna and other volcanoes, much of Sicily’s crops were buried under lava, prompting waves of immigration to the Americas.

So, this begs the question: what to do in Sicily?

“Southern Italian” means a more relaxed, informal way of living life.  And indeed we found a welcoming, warm people; eager and happy to help with directions or a communication issue. This image was taken in the American Photographer Midge Wattles studio in Palermo and is perhaps one of our favourite images of our trip to Sicily.

Have you been?

Daily Travel Photos
PHOTOS: Prague: Overlooked Details and Unseen Vistas
Food
Italian Comfort Food in the Junction
Italy
Visit Sicily With These 28 Pictures
There are currently no comments.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Translate »