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Opera dei Pupi

Sicily is a land of strong traditions, which makes sense if you think about it. A people that has been conquered this many times is bound to hold on to old habits as the only constant in their lives. One of those traditions is marionette theater, or the Opera dei Pupi. …

“Un Euro, per favore”

Although Nick and I are “cheating” by purchasing some of our groceries at the “hypermarket” in Siracusa, the majority of our shopping …

Ortigia at Night

Our internet has been a little spotty, but Nick is working his magic, so it’s a bit better today (although our current …