Grande Albergo dell'Etna

Via V. Veneto 2, 16039 , Catania, Sicily, 95030 , 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

... size arancini. If it wasn't for a rice and cheese induced food coma I would have made it to the finish line, a glorious moment in history it would have been, all in slow motion with confetti and cheering and movie deals galore. Its a *******n logistical nightmare trying to bite into something that's bigger than your head, its like those mutant apples we have all tried to conquer, where you bite into it and either get momentary lock jaw or your teeth ...

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 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 ...

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 Ragalna area of Catania, is near Mount Etna.
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