Sicily in Bloom

This weekend we had nice weather and nothing planned, so we took the camera for a car ride.

Mt. Etna has relapsed on her smoking habit
Mt. Etna’s relapsed on her smoking habit

It was a bit hazy, but with how green everything gets here in springtime, it’s hard to go out looking to take pictures and not find anything…

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Oranges seem to always be in season around here
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They never seem to pick the trees bare, just picking the ones that are ready and giving others a bit more time. The orange trees are just about always covered with oranges!

Fortunately, I’m an aspiring desktop-background photographer (or so Tiff tells me!) I found lots of opportunities to take pictures of nothing in particular.

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Some spider’s been having a rough time of it

I love springtime in Sicily because there are so many flowers blooming as well!

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Yellow ones…
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…red and orange ones…
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…and purple ones.

But there’s still Etna.  Always with the smoking.  Maybe she’s getting ready to erupt?

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A sea of green in all directions. I wonder what they’re growing? It’s too leafy to be grass.
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No plant’s land

But the sun eventually had to go down, and my magic hour at the end of the day was almost over.  I only had time for a couple more shots:

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#nofilter

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Bellissima, Sicilia! Grazie!

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