Monthly Archives: December 2012

Marionettes

Marionettes are a colorful part of Sicilian heritage. Dating from around the 13th century, L’Opera deî Pupi (Opera of the puppets) originates in the “singers of tales,” (cantasori), similar to the troubadors of other European traditions. The tradition of puppet … Continue reading

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Erice–Medieval Hilltop Village

Erice–Medieval Hilltop Village.

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Erice–Medieval Hilltop Village

Erice is a fascinating town, seemingly frozen in time. In addition to seeing a Medieval castle, the visitor can look out at the valley and to the salt pans below.

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