Aldebaran

C.so Sicilia 26/A1, Catania, Sicily, 95040, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Catania

Money

A travel blog entry by fluffypuff

... 4742

$3,600 for a challenge

$8,342

-$5,502 for flight to Italy

Country cash $400

$2,840

Flight to new delhi india $2,542

$698 ...

Priorities

A travel blog entry by la-bella-vita

... slipping off it and you hopelessly slide around its skin for a few laps.

After Palermo I went east across Sicily via bus to Catania, a city at the base of Mt Etna, the largest volcano in Europe, and still frequently active (as it is tonight!! Exciting!!!).
The bus trip from Palermo to Catania was pure madness. The chain smoking driver was either pulling over every two seconds for a durry, or, alternatively, swerving oncoming traffic ...

Good morning Catania

A travel blog entry by brooklyn85

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... an espresso and a torte in the piazza and basked in the sun for a good while. Up to this point I had done quiet a bit. I went to a castle (toured that for a solid hour +); went to at least 5 churches; 3 different street markets; went to all the near piazza's, peering into shops; and now I was enjoying the weather. It's only 11 am and I'm already worn.

That was my morning in Catania!

P.S. I got a new suitcase! ...

Taormina to Catania!

A travel blog entry by brooklyn85

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... from being away from water for so long. (Alright, alright.. only a little over a month..). As I mentioned in a previous post, the Mediterranean sea is much different than the Pacific. It's nearly clear here. You can see all the rocks as if you were looking at it naked. Plus, it doesn't cast a fishy smell like I am used to. In the area I was yesterday, the water was roughly 60- 70 degrees. Not super warm but definitely not Monterey.

I stayed near the water for ...

Getting on the wrong train...

A travel blog entry by brooklyn85

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... I was texting my mom the entire way and said something along the lines of "It feels more like a silent tour of the coast than a way to get from point A from point B."

Finally arriving in Messina, it's dark. I have one more train to catch and then I can shower and go to sleep. I bought my ticket to Catania Centrale. Because its a regional train, it stops at all the cities, including Taormina. My train was to leave in half an hour form bin #5.

It was 5 minutes ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Centro Catania area of Catania, is near Piazza Duomo, Duomo di Catania, Castello Ursino & Museo Civico, and Palazzo Biscari.
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