Messina, Sicily, Italy


Duomo di Messina, Sicily, Italy — July 22, 2021

Messina Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in MessinaSicily. Built by the Normans, it was consecrated in 1197 by the Archbishop Berardo. In June 1947 Pope Pius XII granted it the status of a minor basilica.


Swordfish dinner at A Paciota Bistrò Di Pesce, Sicily, Italy — July 22, 2021

I had read somewhere that Messina was famous for its swordfish, so I wandered around for a while, rejecting several restaurants, until I found A Paciota Bistrò Di Pesce. They rejected me at first, saying they were full (which they were indeed in the large back patio area, but the front area was empty, so I negociated a single seat there, where they gladly obliged.


Messina, Sicily, Italy — July 24, 2021