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Challenges:$3200 --- +$7200
Spent on plane tickets to equidor: $2658 --- $ 4542
Europe to US dollars 1 euro = 1.36 US dollars
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... hypothesising what I should do if my eyeball juice was to freeze over.
Later in the week I moved on to Taormina, a city settled by the Greeks, on the otherside of Etna. I was the only one at my hostel, run by an old Italian man who was the most Italian Italian I've ever met, think Mario, the Godfather and the Dolmio guy rolled into one. In the few days I was at Gianni's home, we cooked Sicilian food, picked oranges from the garden ...
Waking up around 7 am, I worked on my blog from the previous day, got ready, and went to the kitchen for breakfast. It was just me in there. I enjoyed an amazing donut type thing. There was so much food but the donut was all I could eat. The kitty came down and we played for a good 30 minutes until the children called him back up.
Out in the sunshine, I walked towards the fish market. It was another beautiful day. I ...
... From there I was a bit confused but no one could understand my lame italian-english combo. I ran up to another bus and he grabbed me a taxi. I was nervous at first but for 8 euros he took me where I needed to go. Plus he was extremely sweet. I got to my destination and was buzzed in. The B&B rested on the top floor. The host propelled a chain thing down, attached my bag on it and once we reached the top, he pressed a button that hoisted it up.
Right off ...
... told me to go). It was to leave in an hour so I patiently read.
The train arrived and people pilled out. I allowed the mass to depart and then I entered. Soon after, the train pulled away. I found it odd no one else boarded, but thought my suspicions were silly and ignored them.
Pretty soon I began to notice a lot of trains all parked in the same area. I've only ridden a train once here (from the airport) so I didn't know what was customary. I assumed it was ...