Above: The village of Pollara on the island of Salina, Italy

The lush beauty of Salina, a place where swaths of bougainvillea and jasmine come tumbling off rooftops and over walls, is so overwhelming that few visitors get around to investigating the island’s history. But it is well worth spending a day with a guide.

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Above: The village of Pollara on the island of Salina, Italy

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