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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.…

Visiting Helsinki in Summer – Style, Seafood and Salmiakki

Posted on December 3rd, by Peter Parkorr in Finland, Roaming Resources, Uncategorized. 4 comments
When you think of travelling to Finland you probably imagine snow, huskies, seeing the Northern Lights, swimming in ice pools and other winter fun. But I’ve been to Finland in summer twice now and found it’s a great time to visit. Tips for visiting Helsinki in Summer Last time I went on a 2000km road trip in Finland and really loved seeing other parts of the country, before spending a few days in the capital.…

Highlights of La Strada Graz, a street art and puppetry festival in Austria

Posted on October 30th, by Peter Parkorr in Austria, Roaming Resources. 2 comments
La Strada, meaning ‘The Street’ in Italian, is an annual festival of theatre, street performances and puppetry, that takes place for a week or more in Graz each summer. It began in 1997 with Werner Schrempf, who still directs the festival today. Together with his assistant Noemie and teams of helpers, they paint the cool city of Graz with an exuberant streak of orange before filling it with talented acts.…