“Even an immortal, who chanced to come,might gaze and marvel, and delight his soul”, Homer sang in Book V of the Odyssey.
Sicily encloses all of the marvels that earth and sea unfold,it is a coffer rich with precious flavours, perfumes and delights for theeyes; it is an island bursting with colour. But it is also made of localpeople and characters that, instead, are framed strictly in black andwhite, all to be immortalised with a camera.
This is where the idea for an extraordinary photographic experiencestems. Beginning in 2015, the Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo andBelmond Villa Sant’Andrea invite their guests to set off on aspecial, custom journey. Under the precious guidance of aprofessional photographer, you will explore fascinating spots that willdelight and captivate your senses. You will experience firsthand themost genuine corners of Taormina, like the local market or Piazza IXAprile, always bustling with street artists. So, all you have to do now ischase down the snapshots that will make memories of a lifetime.
This photographic experience is addressed to both beginners, steppingfor the first time into the world of black and white photography, andto experts who will receive useful suggestions and learn a few tricks about this art. The tour can be customised based on specific interestsand a previous meeting with the photographer-guide. The length of thetour is at least one hour; prices starting from Euro 195 + 10% taxes.