Travel Blogs from Catania, Italy

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Aeolian islands and Catania, Catania, Italy travel blog

Aeolian islands and Catania

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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... We stayed at the top for about an hour before descending back to the village. Next day I headed back to the mainland, to Catania. I had intended to stop off in the Taormina, which is supposed to be a pretty little town with a Greek amphitheatre set high ...

Catania: football fireworks and massive Mt Etna, Catania, Italy travel blog

Catania: football fireworks and massive Mt Etna

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... to the capital Palermo I took the left fork at Messina and headed down the east coast to the second largest city called Catania. Toward the end of the journey I'd met a couple of local lads who explained that in the afternoon there would be a ...

Sicily with all its beauty, Provincia di Catania, Italy travel blog

Sicily with all its beauty

A travel blog entry by hansonerin

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Our next stop was Trapani Sicily where we had a tour scheduled to go to a Sicilian olive oil farm. We first stopped off in one of there salt farms. With piles and piles of salt as far as you can see and windmills that punctuate the area it's a little ...

Sicily, Catania, Italy travel blog

Sicily

A travel blog entry by whatboundaries

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... sky was filled with floating flowers and bells were chiming over and over. A great experience in a short time in Sicily. From Cheryl: Catania was a VERY quick stop.  To be honest, we went ashore to say we got to see Sicily!  After hearing ...

Gold Star, Catania, Italy travel blog

Gold Star

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... in both beauty and size, as was its massive piazza out front, with a unique central fountain featuring an elephant, Catania's symbol.  The buildings here are unique, built from dark volcanic stone, with any light-coloured buildings also darkened by ...

Catania - Our Last Day, Catania, Sicily, Italy travel blog

Catania - Our Last Day

A travel blog entry by debjo

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... change trains in Messina. At Messina we found out we could wait an extra hour or so and take a train with only 2 stops into Catania but we'd arrive later than the earlier train that made several stops. So, we opted to take the earlier train and keep ...

Catania, Catania, Italy travel blog

Catania

A travel blog entry by richlum

... was a bit cloudy and overcast and we couldn't see the peak - probably a good decision to not do the tour as well... Catania is a nice quaint quiet town and wouldbe lovely in summer. Caught the 10pm overnight train to Rome with Laura. Overnight trains in ...

Wandering around Catania, Catania, Italy travel blog

Wandering around Catania

A travel blog entry by ceesadventures

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after a long and beautiful walk..., there was cannoli... There's nothing wrong with tasting everything I find is there?  The cannoli in different regions is different, uniquely and of course ...

Took the bus to Taormina today, Catania, Toarmina, Italy travel blog

Took the bus to Taormina today

A travel blog entry by ceesadventures

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... and small town on the east coast of the island of Sicily, Italy, in the Province of Messina, about midway between Messina and Catania, located 206 meters above the sea level on a hillside of monte Tauro, one of the last peaks of the mounts ...

day 3, Catania, Italy travel blog

day 3

A travel blog entry by blondeitalian

well, it's 12:37 pm and I am writing to update you all since my last blog. it's cloudy and icky outside (and cold) apparently since the day before I got here it's been like that where my uncle lives. it gets nice and warm in the afternoons down in town ...

The 2 featured artists in the Greek Theatre, Catania, Toarmina, Italy travel blog

The 2 featured artists in the Greek Theatre

A travel blog entry by ceesadventures

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The Art exhibition is called "Fantasie Visonarie" by Casimiro Piccolo and Carin Grudda.  The works of Carin Grudda, a sculpture and painter - they were so sweet... I imagine many children heard bedtime stories about these characters...  Here ...

Finally a good computer!, Catania, Italy travel blog

Finally a good computer!

A travel blog entry by dldemented

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... floor is always 0) It's clean and the price in half as much as we were paying so that's good. The trip from Sorrento to Catania by train was nine hours and thank god we went first class rather than standard.. We did get to see more of the countryside ...

Jan 05, 2015, Catania, Italy travel blog

Jan 05, 2015

A travel blog entry by nbates91

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I'm engaged!!!, Catania, Italy travel blog

I'm engaged!!!

A travel blog entry by ashygag

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... horny teenager w/ his grandma at bay.  yesssssss!!!!!!  next on Aislinn's shopping list?  shoes that don't leak :( Catania has the sleaziest, most unsafe train station area yet. Think Rogers Park at night but in the daytime.  ...

quick info, Catania, Italy travel blog

quick info

A travel blog entry by ashygag

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... want to know: a duomo is just the italian word for cathedral.  yeah, not too exciting, eh?  stopping uneventfully in catania after docking in pozzallo again and catching a bus here.  working my way back up to napoli for a couple days since ...

well,, Catania, Italy travel blog

well,

A travel blog entry by blondeitalian

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well, the last two days have been pretty quiet round here. yesterday i didnt do much of anything just went into town and my uncle bought me a purse and jeans and a shirt. then we just kinda hung out around the house. today my aunt came to visit for ...

A big weekend away to Sicily's East Coast, Catania, Italy travel blog

A big weekend away to Sicily's East Coast

A travel blog entry by gretchenart

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... is a small city and comune in the Metropolitan City of Messina on the east coast of the island of Sicily, Italy, midway between Messina and Catania. Taormina has been a tourist destination since the 19th century. Its beaches, the most famous being 'Isola ...

Taormina made our day, Catania, Italy travel blog

Taormina made our day

A travel blog entry by petkatravels

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Catania and Taormina, Scily,  25 May  We cannot lie and say beautiful things about the port of Cantania in Sicily. In fact, it is very plain and so different from Valletta yesterday. Our 10-15 minute walk to the train and bus stations did not ...

Killing Catania and Seeing Sicily, Catania, Italy travel blog

Killing Catania and Seeing Sicily

A travel blog entry by mavsqb1

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... ; I was playing right cornerback, while Mike chose to play outside linebacker over safety. Our next offensive possession I picked apart Catania's defense with some quick passes, a screen to Mike, and finally threw a 4 yard touchdown pass to Beppe. ...

Sicily, Catania, Italy travel blog

Sicily

A travel blog entry by freetogo

... to the other.     Mt. Etna has dominated the lives of those who live under its shadow. Ash-stained Catania, Sicily's third largest city seem undaunted by a neighbor who has flooded it with lava and shaken its foundations over the ...

finally had a minute to write!, Catania, Italy travel blog

finally had a minute to write!

A travel blog entry by blondeitalian

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hello everyone. my goodness that was a LONG trip. all the flights were good though. i was able to rest and watch some great movies. no one talked to me on the plane. :( I made no new friends. haha my cousin nino picked me up from the airport at 5pm ...

Day Fifteen - Arrivederci Italia!, Catania, Italy travel blog

Day Fifteen - Arrivederci Italia!

A travel blog entry by needlemind

... upon everything the last two weeks has given me. And so with great sadness the time came to say farewell - arrivederci - to Italy.  What a fascinating and inspiring country.  I've seen and done things that I would never have imagined I could ...

In giro per la cittā, Catania, Italy travel blog

In giro per la cittā

A travel blog entry by cmossino

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Catania al sabato mattina. La cittā č interessante, la presenza dell'Etna č incombente (nel vero senso delle parole!), il centro storico č (sembra) in fase di recupero. La presenza della nera pietra lavica rende alcuni edifici veramente unici. Il ...

Day 56 to Day 64Catania, Catania, Italy travel blog

Day 56 to Day 64Catania

A travel blog entry by tonyzkate

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... Etna. We arrived at Catania in good time and pitched the tent at 'Camping Jonio' right by the sea and within a mile of Catania. The campsite has an amusing set of cats which kept us entertained during our stay. Day 57 Monday August 1st We decided to ...

Bartorillo / Farruggia, Catania, Italy travel blog

Bartorillo / Farruggia

A travel blog entry by rbartorillo

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Caught the 9am bus from Palermo to Catania, a whopping €12.50 each! (Thanks to Lyns cugino Stefano). Checking out Catania today and renting a car tomorrow to see some more. On the local news they reported that Etna is flowing once again and we are ...

Catania, Sicily, Italy - Cruise 1, Catania, Italy travel blog

Catania, Sicily, Italy - Cruise 1

A travel blog entry by tlbuster

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... "everyone must jump into the water"...thankfully we were just having a crew liferaft drill! :)  The ship docked today in Catania, Sicily, Italy.  The poor downtown of the city looked like a bomb had gone off and noone remembered to pick up the ...

Other artifacts in the Greek Theatre exhibition, Catania, Toarmina, Italy travel blog

Other artifacts in the Greek Theatre exhibition

A travel blog entry by ceesadventures

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Catania and Syracuse, Catania, Italy travel blog

Catania and Syracuse

A travel blog entry by drowles

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Today was my only day to give in Catania so I made my way by bus to the central station and caught a regional bus to Syracuse. The town of Syracuse looks quite busy when you come in on the bus but once you get to the island old town you find beautiful ...

The Amalfi coast of Sicily, Catania, Italy travel blog

The Amalfi coast of Sicily

A travel blog entry by dbats

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... and then turned back as we were meeting Christian at around 3pm.  He was waiting for us and we headed back to Catania.  Christian pointed out key buildings in Catania and like Pireaus, a lot of graffiti around the town – a real shame. ...

Catania Sicily, no Mafia but a big ACTIVE Volcano!, Catania, Italy travel blog

Catania Sicily, no Mafia but a big ACTIVE Volcano!

A travel blog entry by hartmangoseedo

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... days??   Back out for more sightseeing, and of course the rain stops now that we are prepared! We had heard about Catania's infamous fish market, La Pesheria and had to check it out. You could smell the fish way before you rounded the corner to the ...

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