I’m writing this post on a day when the ferry hasn’t been for a couple of days due to adverse weather conditions. When the tramontana wind is in, the sea can be very rough. Sometimes, even when the weather looks decent enough from the islands, it can be bad on the mainland; or simply the issue may b...

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Although I did not attend the procession on Ferragosto, I enjoyed watching it take off and return, and I took a few photos.

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Italian summers are a long build-up to the 15th August, or ferragosto as we call it here. It’s a religious bank holiday, celebrating the Assumption of Mary. Everyone’s holidays tend to be centred around ferragosto, and it’s definitely the busiest time on Tremiti.

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