Hades and Persephone in Sicily, a love story

Obsession or one true love? The myth of Hades and Persephone

The myth of Hades and his wife Persephone whose love story believed to begin in the island of Sicily described the genesis of the four seasons such as Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.  

Greek Mythology is always fascinating; it has an unthinkable explanation for almost any phenomenon. It could either be just fallacies or real accounts of the forgotten past. No one will know if myths are true or their characters really did exist. However, the legends of these heroes and heroines, fantasy or not, gave colour to the stories of the past. The divine interventions that watch over the earth and protect nature, space and humanity.

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The Ghost Island of Sicily: Isola Ferdinandea

If the ghost island of Sicily, Isola Ferdinandea exists, perhaps Atlantis too?

Sicily is a region with lush islands at the foot of Italy. A couple of hundred years ago, almost forgotten by many, a volcanic island appeared in Sicily between Tunisia and the mainland. It is the ghost island of Isola Ferdinandea. The island erupted, submerged and had never been seen again.

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Things to Do in Cefalu Sicily | Sea and History

Cefalu in Sicily (Cefalù) is a relatively small city, but there are a lot of things to do and see here. Have you watched Cinema Paradiso? If not, you really should before visiting Sicily. It’s a timeless masterpiece depicting the nostalgic and simple Sicilian life after the war. They filmed some of the parts in Cefalù and its nearby scenic towns. Cefalù is a natural and cultural wonder located near Palermo. It is known for its sandy beach and lovely sights. We listed below the best Things to do and see in Cefalú.

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Valentines Day Ideas in Sicily

Are you thinking of Valentines Day Ideas in Sicily? Worry no more, Sicily got you covered with our romantic list of things to do and see in Sicily. They are guides too if you are planning a Sicily intimate weekend with your partner.

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Brief History of Italy – the triumphs and the sorrows

The Brief History of Italy page will discuss the timeline of the history of Italy. How the immortal Rome established the country into what it is today, a nation of beauty and influence. We are not just talking about the current city but the Kingdom, the Republic, and the Supreme Empire. The power that once controlled principal domains all over Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. The empire without end.

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