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Address: 24 C.so Sicilia 10b12, Catania, Sicily, 95040, Italy | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on 24 C.so Sicilia 10b12, Catania, is near Museum of Childhood (Museo del Giocattolo).
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Travel Blogs from Catania

Storm of the century & centuries-old salt & stone

A travel blog entry by boeschenblog on Jan 06, 2015

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... homelike than a fabulous Swiss village or seaside Sicily. There's homework to be done, uniforms to wash, Christmas thank you notes to write. There's six months ahead of us -- to chart the rest of our course during this now NEW year of both the every day and the extra special.

Happy New Year, friends far and near. We are thankful for your place in our lives and look forward to time together to share more stories.


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Greek Theatre

A travel blog entry by gunnarpatrick on Jan 06, 2015

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Looking over the sea, seats would have hosted crowds to watch comedy's and tragedies on the floor below them. These performances were the genesis to the theatre culture we have today. Greeks performed in a full circle called the orchestra where dancers would act out the play. It wasn't until the Romans when stages began to be formed like we have today in our theatre culture. The arts ...

Taormina to Palermo

A travel blog entry by nvs on Jan 05, 2015

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Today we travelled from Taormina (left about 10.30am) to Palermo with Carmelo who was a great driver. He brought us safely to excelsior palace after about 3 hours. We had a bit of a walk around Palermo before heading out for dinner. It is sometimes an interesting experience with the ...

Taormina

A travel blog entry by nvs on Jan 04, 2015

1 comment, 21 photos

Today we had a fairly leisurely morning before heading out for lunch to a nice ristorante "Grandula" with a nice view. We then caught a taxi and checked out the harbour down the hill which we have been viewing all week. We also viewed the first Greek colony of Sicily founded in 734BC by ...

Taormina

A travel blog entry by nvs on Jan 03, 2015

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... dinner always punctuated by interesting translation details but dinner usually ends up being nice. Tonight we had a very cute old Italian waiter who told John when he ordered chips that chips were for kids and he needed to look after his liver. Nevertheless John ordered chips!! Maxine's stuffed zucchini flowers never arrived and our Italian waiter was so ...