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Travel Blogs from Catania
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... beauty, small mercies and of course, olive oil. Here in Sicily, the people are the most passionate, well aligned, loud and humble people I've ever met and I hope I remember these days when I come home and start to get wrapped up in life again.
Last night I had to do one of the most painful things a backpacker has to do, a backpack cull. You tip up your bag and layout all the **** you have unknowingly accumulated over the past few ...
... 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! ...
... hour; walking around part of the time and for the rest, I sat on rocks and watched the water come in and out. I think I already mentioned this but I find the most peace when I am near a body of water; pure serenity.
Eventually, I got up and decided to buy some post cards and simply wander the streets. I like to get my bearings. There wasn't too many people out which was perfect. I ended up losing my map somehow and it was nearing 11:30 so I decided to head back ...
... board the train going nowhere?) so he speaks english with me (THANK GOD!). He grabs my heavy bag and we exit the train and briskly walk down rows of trains. We crossed nearly 8 pairs of railroad tracks. Each time he told me to "walk gently."
We made it to a train that was the next to depart. The gentleman tried describing that the train would take me to a station ( I thought back to Palermo Centrale.. nope) and I had to stay on until the end.
I did as I was ...