Piazza Armerina in the province of Enna deep in the bellybutton of Sicily is still filled with traditions which are slowly disappearing in other parts of Sicily.
Visiting the agricultural markets (or fairs) used to give you the opportunity to see animals and products from all around the islands, however this market no longer happens, banned as of two thousand and seven after many generations, due to strict new health and animal handling regulations.
I will never forget coming across these curious little wooden boxes and weaved baskets. Can you guess what they are used for?
See comments section for an answer which will surprise and perhaps shock you too.