Sicily's Grand Designs
Sun, 31 Jan 2016
It is midday and we are all squeezed onto a very full bus. I am sitting on a ledge between Youn’s legs and with Greg’s rucksack under my knees.
Tue, 26 Jan 2016
Although it is difficult to summarise the holiday in a few short words, it was without a doubt amongst the best trips I have made. There is an extraordinary ‘permanent impermanence’ about Sicily, characterised in part by its volcanic nature, and the general feeling of being in a time warp.
“Wow” Moments in Sicily
Sun, 24 Jan 2016
Bob regales us with “wow” moments from his one of a kind Sicilian walking holiday. A combination of luck and beauty left this group with long lasting memories. – Laura, Community Coordinator Our private group, the Georgia (USA) Overseas Hiking Club, chose Ancient Wonders of Sicily because of the...
Sat, 23 Jan 2016
Karen, our leader in Sicily, surveyed the debris of our 4 course meal on our last night and said wistfully, ‘ I remember when the Ramblers bought a bottle of wine on the first night and it lasted all week’. In front of her was the evidence of modern Ramblers; glasses and bottles bore evidence of...
Pounding Inspector Montalbano’s Beat in Southern Sicily
Thu, 17 Sep 2015
The dreamy locations of the Inspector Montalbano TV Series have placed this part of Italy firmly on the tourist map. Rupert Parker, journalist, photographer and member of the British Guild of Travel Writers, investigates and finds baroque hilltop towns, stunning beaches and is tantalised by a...
A Volcanic Adventure
Wed, 28 Apr 2010
Our group of 15, including Barry the tour leader, was due to return home on Sunday, 18 April at the end of our tour of Sicily.