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Travel Blogs from Patti
... are going to be very interesting over the next few days.
Saturday morning and we are off having said farewell to our landlords the Spada family.
The plan was to stop before crossing the straights of Messina to the mainland. The rain is torrential and we decide to push on.
Next week, I'll let you know of our plans and reflect on our opinions of Sicily and its people.
Fino alla prossima volta,
Bruno (Il Cane)
... there is no sign of my train. I continuously checked the written board to make sure I wasn't crazy.. It all matched so where on earth was my train? I approached a stranger and tried forming sentences in italian that would make sense. He realized what I meant and also checked the boards.. he was confused as well and went to information for me. (It's a bit hard going up and down stairs with a heavy suitcase..) He came back and tried explaining it wasn't coming but that to get to ...
... a plume of smoke coming through a cap of snow. After docking in Catania we walked to the bus station to board a bus to take us to Taormina about 55K’s north of Catania. Taormina is a medieval town situated on a ridge of Mount Taurus sticking out into the Ionian Sea presenting you with panoramic views. Gates and remnants of defensive walls dating back to the Roman times and lots of narrow winding streets and steps are aplenty. ...
Waited for the bus back down the hill for at least a half hour. Decided to hail a taxi. That's one thing about Sicily, the public transportation is kinda crummy. The trains are slower than the buses a lot of times and the buses are infrequent and sometimes off schedule.
Just got on the night train to Rome. Have the cabin all to myself. Looking forward to a quiet ...
... port we took the option of being driven in a speed boat to the smaller town Oia (pronounced Eeeah) and using a bus to take us up the cliff to the town
It's a cute little greek village with more cobblestone lanes, volumes of white washed houses and cafés and shops though many had already closed for Winter (and churches). The weather wasn't brilliant being overcast but we ...