Inside Sicily

Hazelton, Nika
December 1976
National Review;12/10/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 47, p1357
The article presents the author's experience in traveling to Sicily, Italy. The Sicilian countryside is characterized by its forests, high rocky mountains, wheat fields and citrus groves. Its interior town are perched high on the mountainsides, white and clustered together like Arab cities. Sicily also boasts of its baroque towns with its Oratori, chapels decorated by Giacomo Serpotta with stuccos in the shapes of women, children, animals, clouds, birds and flowers. The loveliest baroque towns include Palazzolo Acreide, Noto and the island of Ortygia.


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