INGV, the prestigious institute supervising Etna


The National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology – INGV – is the Italian board for the study, monitoring and information about the territory and volcanoes. A very useful institute for Italy which in fact is a huge source of geologic, seismic and volcanic events. It offers reasons for the research all the time and everywhere. […]

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Night of fire, Etna on eruption again


It was a night of fire! Yet yesterday it all seemed to be over. “She is giving us only a break” …. the volcanologists of Catania had said, however, describing the apparent state of calm of “Mamma Etna”, after an amazing and powerful eruption. Indeed, a paroxysm, as it is called scientifically. In the afternoon […]

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Etnean recipes for a Carnival dinner


In the year of Covid pandemics, which has not ended yet, all the parties that include gatherings have been suspended. Such as the Mardi Gras Carnival, for example. Thursday will already be the opening of the celebrations that will lead to the craziest party of the year in the weekend. In 2021, however, this festival […]

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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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