Arrivederci Sicilia!
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I created this slideshow last March for my old Life in Sicily blog. It was the last thing I posted on that blog because I became obsessed with foodblogging and Pinch My Salt began to eat up all of my time and energy. I don’t think many people ever watched the slideshow so I thought I would share it here even though looking at it now I kind of cringe at the cheesiness of it!

The photos are from the chocolate festival in Modica, a beautiful Sicilian town known for its baroque architecture and traditional chocolates. The chocolate in Modica is made using a traditional recipe dating back to the ancient Aztec civilization. The well-known chocolate festival happens every year and I was lucky enough to attend it twice while I was living here.

Today is our last day on the island so I thought it would be fitting to share with you one of my favorite Sicilian experiences. Sorry I don’t have time to write more but feel free to ask questions in the comments section and I will reply when we are done traveling! It’s closing time in the library and since this is my only source of internet access at the moment, I’ll have to sign off now. Tomorrow I will blogging from an airport!

Arrivederci Sicilia!

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8 Comments
  1. Marie

    Beautiful pictures. How fun to have lived in such a beautiful town. I bet the town will miss you, too.

    6:55 pm  Nov 15th, 2007
  2. Ruby

    How beautiful and sad at the same time.
    Have a safe trip home Nicole.

    7:00 pm  Nov 15th, 2007
  3. Meagan

    Sicily wont be the same with out you!! Travel safe and promise to stay in touch!!
    BYE SMACK (Gizmo as Chuck would say)
    Ciao for now!!

    8:36 pm  Nov 15th, 2007
  4. Emon

    Have a safe trip! :)

    10:05 pm  Nov 15th, 2007
  5. VeggieGirl

    These pictures are fabulous!! Honestly, I feel like I was there with you – your photography skills are unbeatable!! Sicily is indeed a beautiful location :0)

    10:35 pm  Nov 15th, 2007
  6. Sara, Ms. Adventures in Italy

    It’s too bad we never met – I expect there’s hope for your next visit back to Italy! Arrivederci. Ci mancherai.

    5:35 am  Nov 16th, 2007
  7. Jason

    Right, see you next week then.

    5:44 am  Nov 16th, 2007
  8. Marianna

    Wow, I never realized you were living in Sicily all this time! How long had you been there for? It’s my dream to visit Sicily one day… and I can only come up with billions of questions of what it must be like actually living there! Have a safe trip back!

    12:20 am  Nov 22nd, 2007
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