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Taormina Thunderstorm (Series)

By Owdman  
My wife and I sat in a bar on Corso Umberto in Taormina having a drink when the heavens opened and we had a thunderstorm with torrential rain for half an hour or so. We were perched under a slight awning and managed to more or less stay dry on the edge of the street. Others were not so lucky and the streets emptied with people huddled in shop doorways. The first photograph is to our left, the shop doorway was opposite the bar and the couple sat at the table to our right. Within ten minutes or so there were 'looky looky' men walking along under umbrellas selling ponchos and brollies!

Tags: Rain Street Rainy Sicily Tourists Taormina Street photography

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manicam 15 31 1 Canada
12 Sep 2019 2:36AM
Great rainy day image.

Sherman

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Ted447 Plus
6 215 1 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2019 6:58AM
Nice set. Ted. GrinGrin
12 Sep 2019 2:53PM
Lovely set!

Arne
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2019 6:16PM
A really lovely set which bring back very happy memories from a long time ago,
Ju
mistere Plus
6 4 3 England
12 Sep 2019 6:22PM
Ha Ha, I have a similar set from Dubrovnik. Same thing happened to us.
Except we were under a cafe's umbrella. SmileSmile

Dave
mitchellhatpeg 16 205 1
13 Sep 2019 7:40AM
Great capture of the occasion. My wife and I had a very similar experience in Taormina ourselves - the location must lend itself to flash storms like this - brings back great memories. Thank you for posting Grin

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