Baia del Capitano
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... had turned, dark clouds started to surround the mountains, so we decided to go back down to the city as the stairs were already slippery when dry, so no risk taking when it would start raining. Well, the shadow was refreshing after all these days of continuous blue skys. This was a change for sure and rather pleasant. Although we were still sweating with the minor activity we had.
Our final excursion on the day was to walk the beach a combination of beaches ...
... Anyway we decided to go by train to Palermo - trying to avoid the nightmare of finding a parking spot. Car drive was only to Santa Flavia Railway station which was 5 min from our 'home'. Train took 15 minutes to bring us to the middle of Palermo.
From there we had a walking tour from the guide books we brought with us. So first stop was the cathedral. Like most people will admit, much more ...
... of Italians, fisher boats with lot of Italians being the fresh fish from the boat, big bars with lots of old men - I don't understand why Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea is located in the Caribbean, it could as well have been here. Old men (fisherman) sitting at the bar watching the water and the few tourists passing by. We had a nice view of the fresh catch (a couple of swordfish, other fish, small sharks, ...) Very tempting, but we didn't go for it. ...
... you need to be very vigilant when entering a city centre.
We don't think we have done it yet, but we won't find out until we return the car.
We were staying in the old centre and had to park about 15 mins walk away.
It doesn't seem like much but try dragging luggage and bags and kids back and forth.
It is worth ...
... street YAY!
And there is a beach 30 meters down the street.
We walked to the beach and this beach is sand finally.
Riley, Zara and me swan straight away.
The water super nice and Riley and I swam and saw bubbles coming under the sand they looked cool.
We hopped out and started to build sand castles on the edge of the water to see ...