Madonna and child in Italy

Madonna and child in Italy

It is Christmas and the holidays have inspired me to take a closer look at our photos of Madonna and child from various parts of Italy.

Cocullo snake festival

Cocullo snake festival

Italy is famous for its religious festivals and one of the most bizarre is undoubtedly the Cocullo snake festival.

Photo of Saint Joseph of Copertino

Who was Saint Joseph of Copertino?

Who was Saint Joseph, I ask myself upon entering the town gate to Copertino, where the monk welcomes me with outspread arms and an inclination to fly.

Trani Cathedral - Italian Notes

Trani Italy and the three-in-one cathedral

Trani Italy some 40 km north of Bari in the Puglia region has become an increasingly popular holiday destination over the past few years.