We took the local bus out to Port Empedocle, home of the dramatist Pirandello and also Andrea Cammilleri, author of the Montalbano novels. We established that he is alive and well, residing in Rome, that another Montalbano book (about number 18) is about to come out in English and that a statue of the famous Sicilian detective is about to be re-erected in Via Roma, the main street when new paving is completed.
|Marina di Cala del Sole|
|One of the famous sunsets, after which the Marina is named|
|Grotesques on the façade of the bank|
|Deli counter in an ordinary supermarket (Antonio is Terry's best friend in Sicily!)|
|Peppe prepares dessert|
|Cruising crew celebrate Hallowe'en (the local kids have learnt that boats are a good bet for Trick or treat!)|