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Miniature red three-wheel trucks are used extensively on Ortigia Island, the Old Town area in Syracuse, Sicily, as they are perfectly sized for the ancient cobblestone streets.

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Miniature red three-wheel trucks are used on Ortigia Island, the Old Town of Syracuse, Sicily, as they are perfectly sized for...

Ragusano, a type of stretched-curd cheese made with whole milk from modicana breed cows, raised exclusively of fresh grass or hay in the provinces of Ragusa and Siracusa, Sicily. It carries the label "Denominazione di Origine Protetta."

For someone with a cheese fetish, all of Sicily was heaven, but I found the the holy grail one morning in Syracuse while wandering through the fresh market. Tucked behind the...

Church of Santa Lucia alla Badia, with its baroque with rococo elements on the facade, anchors one end of exquisite Piazza Duomo in Syracuse, Sicily

Click on above photo to view it in large format: The Church of Santa Lucia alla Badia, with its baroque with rococo elements on the facade, anchors one end of exquisite...

Sampling fresh homemade foccacia at the daily market on the island of Ortigia, home to the Old Town of Syracuse, Sicily

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Sampling fresh homemade foccacia at the daily market in Syracuse, Sicily, in the Old Town area on the island of Ortigia.

Houses along Lungomare Ortigia in the Old Town of Syracuse, Sicily

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Houses on Ortigia Island, along Lungomare d’Ortigia, which fronts the Mediterranean on the eastern side of the Old Town area of...