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Things to know before taking on an ascent of Mount Etna
Mount Etna has erupted on many occasions, once destroying part of Catania, a port city on the east coast of Sicily. This fascinating volcano, the most active in Europe, has a fair few surprises in store. It’s best to be forewarned…
Do you know what a chiosco is?
A few years ago, when I'd just purchased my first smartphone and there were not many apps for editing photographs (in fact you could count them on one hand), I was at a "chiosco" with some friends. We'd just ordered some drinks of…
The architecture of a volcanic city
I've been told that the first thing that strikes you when you arrive in Catania is the blackness of the city. I had never stopped to think about that before having grown up in the city. Its colours were part of everyday life. I on…