A collection of fascinating old photographs of Palermo, Messina, Siracusa, and other Sicilian towns during WWII. On the night of 9–10 July 1943 the Allied … Read more
The two gangs in Palermo were especially looking for desperate young people and women to stage false accidents to defraud insurance companies. They offered 300 … Read more
THERE is one street in Catania, Sicily, which seems to be given over to the trade and industry of the poorer people of the city. … Read more
Child Slavery at the Floristella Grottacalda mines in Sicily. The Caruso was a kid aged 8 to 14 years, assigned to carry on shoulder excavated … Read more
The Salt Cathedral of Realmonte is an underground Catholic church built within the tunnels of a salt mine underground in a halite mountain near the … Read more
Pantalica, Syracuse, Sicily, is located on a limestone promontory and is best known for its rock-cut tombs (13th to 7th centuries BC.). Surrounded by a … Read more
Roads closed to create private racetracks near Etna. Hundreds of Youtube videos showing horse gigs at crazy speed on city streets.
Burial catacombs preserving a baby mummy in perfect conditions and other 7999 in Palermo. Catacombs of the Capuchins are burial catacombs in Palermo. Palermo’s Capuchin … Read more