Tagged: cefalu

Weekly Photo Challenge: Free Spirit

This photo combines free AND spirit (if you look reeeally closely) – the colourful bunting flowing freely in the breeze, and the mini shrine to Jesus (in the bottom right-hand corner) is very spiritual.   

This was taken down a nondescript back street in Cefalú, Sicily.

Mopeds – the snazzy/local way to travel in Italy

Everywhere you go you in Italy, you always seem to be tripping over mopeds. As ubiquitous as bikes in Amsterdam, mopeds are actually a really useful way to get around in busy Italian towns. With the driving age for mopeds in Italy being 14, you see people of all ages zipping through the crowds. Many Italian towns like Tropea in Calabria, and Cefalu in Sicily as well as the major cities have really cobbled, narrow streets overrun by tourists, so there’s no room for cars to drive past. They also look kinda cool….