Let’s just stay here, OK?

August 4, 2012

 

 

The Egadi Islands were a bit of an afterthought for Ben and I. We had a free day in Trapani, Sicily, and we’d heard tales of great snorkeling. And so we decided to catch the Ferry to Favignana and see what we could find.
First we had lunch, and planned our attack. Tuna Salad…

 
 

…followed by the Sicilian obligation *sigh* of gelato con brioche. This was almond gelato. This was heaven.

 

After lunch we set off to explore. We rode ravenously between swimming coves, searching for the perfect spot. The Island is wonderfully underdeveloped, a little rocky and not jazzed-up in the slightest.

 

Never did we expect waters so blue and clear you’d swear it was a dream.


Let’s just stay here, OK?


Happy.

 

Yeah, happy.
 

 

We swam for hours alongside fish, mostly little ones, all very friendly in welcoming us to their home.
 


Crystal silk waters were just one of the beauties we were greeted with on the Island of Favignana…

 

…we also discovered road-side stands cooking hot dogs with tomato salsa.

 


Business was booming.



At 8pm we caught the ferry back to the mainland, to the mother Island, Sicily.

 

What a stunning afterthought Favingana was…



Heidi xo

13 Comments

  • Reply Anonymous August 4, 2012 at 5:14 pm

    Great pics guys next time make room in your bloody case I'm only a little bloke!
    U/Gary..

  • Reply Iron Chef Shellie August 4, 2012 at 9:22 pm

    Ahhhh-mazing. I won't blame you if you go back and stay there 😛

  • Reply Hannah August 5, 2012 at 9:03 am

    The two shots of you, looking out to see and then back at the camera, break my heart with happiness.

    You stay there, I'll stay here in New York, and three times a year we'll meet in the middle, okay? xo

  • Reply The InTolerant Chef August 5, 2012 at 2:01 pm

    What a wonderful surprise for you to have stumbled across such a wonderful place like that!

  • Reply msihua August 5, 2012 at 9:38 pm

    Man your honeymoon is looking so amazing.. so jealous!

  • Reply Lisa @ Blithe Moments August 6, 2012 at 1:17 pm

    Jealous!

  • Reply Terry Turtle August 6, 2012 at 8:35 pm

    That looks truly amazing!!!

  • Reply mamacino August 6, 2012 at 9:16 pm

    Ah…'sigh' xx

  • Reply Hannah August 7, 2012 at 9:25 pm

    Well this just looks like complete bliss!!

  • Reply Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella August 8, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    Gorgeous photos Heidi! Looks like you're having an amazing time on your honeymoon! 😀

  • Reply Cheryl Hurley August 12, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    Oh. my. goodness. Gelato con brioche?! How did I not know this existed? If your bikini pictures didn't remind me of the fact that in two short months, I'll be living in a uniform of a microbikini and, on modest days, a wide brimmed hat, on our vacation to Playa del Carmen, I'd get busy right now.. drat!

  • Reply Ashley August 15, 2012 at 5:44 pm

    Oh wow…those pictures are just breathtaking! I don't know when I last saw water that gorgeously blue! And gelato! And hot dogs! Perfection!

  • Reply denitapreston September 7, 2012 at 10:18 am

    Heidi this is beautiful! So beautiful. I love it. Such gorgeous photos and as always – you look as stunning as ever.

    xx

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