In this episode we'll visit Alia, a strange village with woodden doors, many brooms, a mysterious cave and the delicious Pitirri
In this episode of the Cannolo Report:
- News in Sicily
- Next weeks in Sicily
- Out and about in Sicily
- Sicilian Almanac of the past
News in Sicily
Following the news of this episode
It looks that the virus in slowing down. Hopefully. In the meantime Nature is regenerating itself.
Mamma li turchi!
Pirates are coming! The great Sicilian problem from XIV century onward. The chain of towers along the coastline.
Mario the butcher
Let’s visit a typical Sicilian butchery
The Arabs in Sicily
The Arabs ruled only 200 years from 827 to 1091 but it is as if they had never left influencing strongly, among other things, the subsequent dominations that took him as travelers, architects, artists.
Summertime is coming …
… and Sicily is waiting for you. Welcome to the land of bright sun, warm sea, and good food. And friendly people of course!
Out and about in Sicily
- Serpotta’s stucco at Oratorio dei Bianchi in Palermo
- A 94 old woman collects Carobs
- The prehistoric tomb of the Prince in Castelluccio di Noto
Almanac of the past
11 May 1860 Garibaldi lands in Sicily. The island joins to Italy
Istituto Luce video An asphalt mine, 1930
Sicilian saying Ccu amici e ccu parenti, ‘un accattari e ‘unn vinniri nenti (From friends and relatives do not buy or sell anything)
Travellers of the past Goethe arrives in Palermo in 1875
The 89 year old nonna of Bisaquino
Host: Giovanna Battaglia from Sicily
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