Tag Archives: Islands

Salt-pools of Trapani and Isola di Mozia

The salt-pools of Trapani are coastal wetlands where sea salt has been harvested for nearly 3,000 years.  Salt from here is considered Italy’s finest.  Today it’s a cottage industry, selling to upscale restaurants and shops. In winter the piles of … Continue reading

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St Barthelemy and Jost Van Dyke

St Barthelemey is an upscale island with lots of expensive yachts in the harbor of Gustavia.  We visited here in 1980 when it was still a sleepy island.  On that trip we took a racing catamaran over to St Barts … Continue reading

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