Friday, June 17, 2005

Sicily - the land the internet forgot

Abandon hope of internet access, all ye who enter here. Even electricity is still somewhat doubtful technology here. For example, the lights in the house flicker every minute or so as if to warn us we should be breaking out the candles.
By far the most decrepit building in downtown Trecastagni is the Telecommunicazioni headquarters. Despite this, portable phones are everywhere, particularly in the hands of the mounted fiends who zoom around the world’s narrowest streets on motorbikes.