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roads up to taormina town


Taormina is a pretty coastal town located by the Ionian Sea in the east of Sicily. It is a popular tourist destination …

giardini naxos beach

Giardini Naxos

Giardini Naxos is a lovely coastal town located in the district of Messina in eastern Sicily. It sits closely next to Taormina …

italian pine with giarre in the background

Sicilian Landscapes

A collection of photos showing beautiful Sicilian landscapes. Many of these pictures were taken along the paths and roads around Mount Etna …

dog on a balcony


Catania is the second largest city in Sicily after Palermo. It is a large, bustling fishing port on the east coast of the …

etna trees

Mount Etna

Mount Etna is located on the island of Sicily in southern Italy. It is an active volcano and a site of great …

north transept five sisters window

Yorkminster Cathedral

Yorkminster Cathedral or York Minster is one of the largest buildings of its kind in Northern Europe. It is probably the second …

little owl


Owls are an ancient and mystical bird, symbolised in many civilisations through human history. They are fearsome hunters and are usually active …

sunny day by the fremlin walk dome


Maidstone is the county town of Kent, situated in the south east of England.  A settlement since ancient times, the town sits on the …

female common darter perched on flower


Dragonflies are large flying insects of the suborder Anisoptera in the order Odonata. They have two pairs of wings, a pair of large compound …

banded demoiselle damselfly


Damselflies are medium to large sized flying insects with large wings and long bodies. In scientific classification they are placed in the …

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