Alphard

C.so Sicilia 10 A3, Catania, Sicily, 95040, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Catania

Money

A travel blog entry by fluffypuff

Started off:$4000

Challenges:$3200 --- +$7200

Spent on plane tickets to equidor: $2658 --- $ 4542

Europe to US dollars 1 euro = 1.36 US dollars

Country cash ...

Priorities

A travel blog entry by la-bella-vita

The last couple of weeks I have been floating around Sicily and can happily confirm that conditions have improved greatly since cat mauling/sugar daddy scenarios from previous entry!
I first arrived in the capital, Palermo, crazy,dirty,delicious Palermo. Palermo is a fantastic city, deep in grunge and decay, it still maintains a youthful university student atmosphere and its historic beauty. Greatest achievement - nearly finishing a ...

Good morning Catania

A travel blog entry by brooklyn85

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... piazza and walked inside a couple monuments. Down in the fish market it was hectic. People everywhere yelling their deals and others purchasing them. Most of the sea food was still alive… at one point, a man dropped one of the octopus from his hands. It hit the ground, changed colors, and began moving away. There were cuttlefish, swordfish, octopus, giant tuna, clams, mussels, etc; I haven't ever seen this kind of variety. ...

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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... to my destination.

The rest of the way was smooth sailing. One thing about trains here is that they don't baby you and tell you every stop. You have to be extremely observant of where you are. Luckily, I had a map and at each stop I circled it. My hosts for my B&B had been texting me. They were so sweet, they came and picked me up. That took a load off! I arrived and a gentleman grabbed my bag and carried it down the flight of stairs and then up to the front of ...

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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