Program 316: Inside Italy's Deep South; Pirates of the Carolinas

Release Date: 02-16-2013


Rick examines Sicily and what the "heel, toe and instep" of the boot of Italy has to offer the adventurous traveler. In addition, we'll explore pirate history and lore along the Carolina coast, where legendary sea scoundrels made their mark during colonial times.


  • Alfio Di Mauro and Tommaso Pante, tour guides based in Sicily
  • Terrance Zepke, author of "Pirates of the Carolinas" (Pineapple Press)

Program Extras

Pgm 316 extra - Alfio DiMauro and Tommaso Pante explain Sicily's Mafia heritage, and tell Rick why organized crime has lost public support on the island in recent years. (runs 3:25)