Mt Etna, a new paroxysm and lava flows


On January 18th around 9:30 pm Mt. Etna surprises everyone once again and kicks off yet another unexpected paroxysm. Or rather, the volcanologists knew it would come, but the people did not. It all seemed relatively calm, with the South East crater which – after so many days of Strombolian emissions – looked meek tonight. […]

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The beauty of Lipari Island


The island of Lipari, as the other Aeolians, is also a volcano. Not definitely extinct, since it erupted in the 13th century from Monte Pilato crater! One of the largest islands of the archipelago, Lipari is also the most populated. Its safe conditions as a dormant volcano let many people live on its territory. It […]

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The Sella Crater, new restless vent of Etna


Mount Etna started a new “show” between November 2020 and January 2021, as usual in a unique and charming way. It was another surprise, with phenomena and situations that attracted scientists and tourists with one question only: what is the volcano planning to do? What we know for sure is that, at the moment, all […]

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Discovering Caltagirone with us


The world knows and loves Caltagirone. This is the “city of ceramics” and not just for tourist purposes. In Caltagirone, ceramics making is a very old handicraft, known long time before the Greek era. Thanks to the clay soil of the hills all around, there has always been a large production of ceramic vases, tiles, […]

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Aeolian Islands in the winter


The Aeolian Islands in the winter are a tourist attraction for a few people. Not many tourists love summer paradises as they lose the sun and the crowds, going back to a “human scale” life. Some places, though, keep their magic. Aeolian Islands, for example. Will you ever come and live over here between November […]

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