A photo essay of Sicily by my Housemate Frank Dolci

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St Carlo’s Monastery in Erice.
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Streetscape from Trapani.
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Stairway to Medieval Erice.
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perspectives from the Assumption Cathedral in Erice.
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Streets Piana degli Albanesi.
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Souvenirs from Erice.
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 The Immaculate Conception of Mary. Today is the feast of the Immaculate Conception as well. She is the Patron of the United States.
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The gentleman on the left obviously has an important point to make. Piana degli Albanesi.

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Madonna and Child tapestry from Piana degli Albanesi.

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Many fascinating family faces in Piana degli Albanesi.
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Yesterday was Santa Lucia’s feast day and it is a tradition to serve Arancini ( fried rice balls). Savoca’s in Palermo Arancini were world class.
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More from remnants of
ancient Greek civilizations at Agrigento.

8 Replies to “Bella Sicilia, Beautiful Sicily”

    1. I’m doing alright, thanks. Well, as good as can be expected during the holidays. Have you been to Sicily? It’s almost like a separate country. A lot less commercial anda more rural feel to it.

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      1. Holidays are stressful. I have a job where I work with people who have mental issues. I’m a crisis counselor) and this time of year is difficult because I get ‘compassion fatigue’. I hope you are okay, I read about the Tsunami, just awful.

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      2. Yes.. Indonesia has taken a battering this year in terms of natural disaster. All is good where I am, as luckily I’m in Jakarta area so not as much happens here. And cool! How long have you been a counsellor for?

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      3. It was six years last November. Some days the job is rewarding others just exhausting, but the people there are the kindest, and most genuine people I ever worked with, I wish I could do it while I traveled. I definitely miss going on more trips.

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