My other car’s a Fiat Punto

Originally posted on The Dangerously Truthful Diary of a Sicilian Housewife:
What do Sicilians drive when they’re not driving their Fiat Puntos? This. It’s called a Carro Siciliano (Sicilian carriage) and dates back to… oh, goodness knows how long ago. Each successive invading culture added some extra detail and decoration to it: at a glance…

Fancy some nuts?

Originally posted on The Dangerously Truthful Diary of a Sicilian Housewife:
I photographed these traditional Sicilian market stalls during the village festival this summer. They sell all kinds of nuts, and a few typical sweets as well. The vendors travel around Sicily from village festival to village festival – there’s always one going on somewhere…