Fly with Me


I thought this photo was appropriate for the New Year—these studs checking out the winds and getting a gauge on the conditions. I ran across it recently when going through photos for a presentation on Italian wines. 

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There are so many places where I would love to travel with my parents.  Sicily is one of these places.  While planning a business trip a few years ago, I found Masseria Rossella, a cozy little agritorismo about an hour outside of Palermo in the area of  Piana degli Albanesi

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The woman I was traveling with and I used it as a base while we explored the area around Palermo, including day trips to Erice and Sambuca.

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Some of the residents of Masseria Rosella

The location is gorgeous and quiet, with a small pool and beautiful bucolic vistas.   It is the sort of place to disconnect from your cell and internet for a while.


Rosella sleeping

Rosella sleeping

If you want some excitement, you can sign up to go paragliding with Adriano Patti at the Accademia Siciliana Volo Libero Scuola Nazionale Parapendio

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                                                                                                          Highly recommended!