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Why I Went To Catania For 3 Days And Stayed For 2 Months

Posted on April 16th, by Peter Parkorr in Italy, Picture Perfect, Sicily. 1 Comment
Catania is one of the two big cities in Sicily. Palermo is the other one, nearly on the opposite side of the island. A lot of people prefer Palermo to Catania, but not me. I’ve put a few photos of Catania together to try to explain why.There’s more to Catania than meets the eye. Catania has a pretty city centre, popular with shoppers, there are some impressive churches and facades, although you don’t have to stray far to find more run down areas.…

Photos of Carnevale Celebrations in Acireale, Sicily

Posted on April 9th, by Peter Parkorr in Italy, Picture Perfect, Sicily. No Comments
Acireale is a small but pretty town in Sicily, not too far up the coast from Catania, the nearest big city. This town is known mainly for two things; the legend of the Cyclops, and for having one of the best Carnevale celebrations. I’m sharing some Acireale Carnevale photos today and talking a little about life in Sicily too. A view along the coast at Aci Castello near the Norman Castle The legend of the cyclops is actually based in nearby Aci Trezza, where prominent basalt rocks jut out of the sea near the coast.…

A Little Something From Italy That Will Make Your Mouth Water

Posted on February 16th, by Peter Parkorr in Italy, Video Adventures. 1 Comment
Deep in the heart of Puglia, there is a secret orgy that takes place. Despite thousands of people taking part, the world is mostly unaware of what goes on each summer, in the warm little town of Maglie, Puglia. People of all ages arrive in droves for a week-long event, where they ravenously descend upon the most succulent and ripe offerings, from cunning merchants who spend all year making sure they have only the finest temptations to share.…

Locus festival 2014 in Puglia – ‘Apulia Kind Of Blue’ Video

Posted on February 16th, by Peter Parkorr in Italy, Video Adventures. No Comments
Locus festival 2014 in Puglia – a land of stunning beaches. It’s the part of Italy’s boot which makes up the heel, so it has beaches on both sides. In the East is the Adriatic Sea and in the Western arch of the boot is the Ionian Sea. I was lucky enough to spend 10 days there this summer with MustLoveFestivals, driving along coastal roads, from Bari in the centre down to Otranto in the South, stopping at lots of towns and swimming spots on the way.…

Looking back at 2014 from another New Year

Posted on January 19th, by Peter Parkorr in Roaming Resources. No Comments
So 2015 is upon us. 2014 is just another part of the past. And we’re more than halfway through January already! I know I’m not the only one thinking ‘how did that happen??’ Well, luckily for me, and for you too I like to think, I will continue to live in the past for quite a while, through countless photos and videos that are yet to be published.…