Getting high in the Alps

We started our summer in Europe with a week in the France, staying in the beautiful Clarée Valley. I had signed up to the Etape du Tour the previous November, so when we decided to hit the road for a few months I had to work out a way to go to Sicily via the … Continue reading Getting high in the Alps

Giro 100

The last time the Giro d’Italia visited Sicily was back in 2011 when Alberto Contador attacked on Mount Etna to take the stage and go on to claim overall victory (later rescinded for due to a dodgy steak). When the full route was announced for this year’s edition I was excited to see the race return to Sicily for two stages; a summit finish on Mount Etna and sprint stage to Messina.