The Aeolian Islands of Sicily

May 22, 2018 - Sea Cloud


Today’s adventure focused on the Aeolian Islands, a group of seven volcanic islands north of Sicily. We began with a morning cruise around several of the islands, then focused on the main island of Lipari, with an afternoon excursion on shore. Our day concluded with a lingering visit alongside the active volcanic island of Stromboli.

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Massimo Bassano

National Geographic Photographer

Massimo Bassano has worked as a freelance photojournalist since 1990. His work appears in National Geographic Traveler and National Geographic online edition, as well as many publications throughout Europe. Massimo's photographic subjects know no bounds—his recent assignments have covered social issues, international travel, fitness and health, fashion, and portraiture. In 2004, he was awarded a Ph.D. in journalism from the Italian Association of Journalism.

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