Each day of my time there, I was treated to a different aspect of the harbors along the Sicilian coast. In 1977-78 I had the privilege of living six months in Sicily. I returned to the States with many images and many more memories from that time so long ago. 

I spent countless hours waiting for just the right lighting to capture the dinghies in the harbor which were mostly used by local fishermen.

The fish in the local markets could not be any more fresh. 

It was not unusual to see the men clean their fish and take them directly to what we called the “flea markets” in the downtown areas of many small towns. These markets had all manner of fresh food as well as trinkets and textiles which added layers of excitement to my time there.

Harbor - Porto

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