Exploring the depths of Procida’s Abbey of Saint Michael

I visited Procida in the bay of Naples earlier this year and after a delicious fish meal by the shore, I prepared to explore the most intriguing corner of the island: the Abbey of Saint Michael the Archangel. It’s perched on the highest point of Procida, in the “Terra Murata” surrounded by fortified walls built in the … More Exploring the depths of Procida’s Abbey of Saint Michael

Spotting symbols in the Villa Romana del Casale mosaics

I had heard friends talk about how wonderful the mosaics at Sicily’s Villa Romana del Casale are, but nothing could really prepare me for finally seeing them myself. There is so much to take in at this site that it cannot really be described as a “gem” but more like a massive diamond. Situated south-west … More Spotting symbols in the Villa Romana del Casale mosaics