Sicily conquers up images of brooding Mount Etna, the shadowy tentacles of organised crime and chaotic excitement around every grimy corner.
Well it certainly does chaos and grime fairly well I will freely admit! We landed in the capital city of Palermo and headed to the battered old district of La Kalsa.
Palermo is a big, noisy, energetic city. It’s dirty, hassled and impatient. It’s not a romantic, idyllic Italian getaway by any means.
But you can find oasis of calm and culture in amongst the graffiti, dirt and madness – if you look hard enough!
Read about our Sicilian odyessy here https://handluggageblog.com/tag/sicily/