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Mount Etna dminates the skyline of eastern Sicily

My fascination with volcanoes began more than three decades ago, with the eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington state. As the only major volcanic eruption in the contiguous U.S. in...

Stairways climb past exquisite shops and residences in Taormina, Sicily, Italy

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Charming Streets of Taormina, Sicily, where stairways and cobblestone roads climb past exquisite shops, cafes, and residences.

Artist in Taormina, Sicily, lures customers into his shop at the top of the stairway with displays of his work

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Paintings of Taormina lure tourists in to the artist’s shop at the top of the stairway in this old Sicilian town

Beautiful street scenes like this one, where hand-laid bricks create a sunburst pattern at the entrance to Varo Church, are the norm in Taormina, Sicily, Italy

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Beautiful street scenes like this one, where hand-laid bricks create a sunburst pattern at the entrance to Varo Church, are the...

Typical street in Taormina, Sicily is paved with cobblestones and lined with lovingly restored buidlings

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Typical cobblestone street in Taormina, Sicily, fronted by lovingly restored buildings awash with wrought iron balconies and potted plants.