Wednesday, June 1

Enthralled by Sicily, Again - Francine Prose

"On the subject of travel, my father used to say: 'You can’t go back. Avoid the places you loved when you were young, because they’ll have changed, and you’ll be disappointed.' Occasionally my husband agrees, 'That’s right, you can’t go back.' But does that mean that the cities and countries where we were happiest and most enchanted must forever be crossed off the list of dreamed-of destinations? Can’t some places remain unspoiled (or possibly even improve)? And, at the very least, isn’t it interesting to see how different a place looks to us at various points in our lives? This spring, I decided to find the answer to some of these questions by revisiting Sicily, one of my favorite places on earth. ..."
NY Times (Slide Show)
W - Sicily
Telegraph - A perfect holiday in Sicily: our expert's ultimate two-week itinerary
YouTube: The Best of Sicily