Leaving behind one’s beloved and habits requires a great courage, but also an unconditional passion. In fact, as the Sicilian writer Vincenzo Consolo once said, the act of leaving reflects the civilization level of a people. Sicilians who leave their land are neither disdainful nor disappointed, but eager to grow and do some good elsewhere. Their hope is to come back, one day, and complete their work from where it began To move away from one’s own land can be an almost sacrilegious thing to do. In the act of leaving and abandoning one’s beloved, memories and habits, a profound…

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