La Magnolia Hotel
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... in contact with each other. We hung out at the hostel until late afternoon comparing notes on the events of the past month and when Sheila left for Piazza Venezia to attend her friend’s wedding, Rodrigo and I took the Metro to Saint Peters Basilica – I couldn’t visit it the previous day because of the Carabinieri mass and Rodrigo came along to see what the fuss was about.
Second time unlucky. The Basilica was closed to tourists for a ...
... blooms, presumably from the rich, volcanic soil, massed in huge pots or hanging baskets;walls are blanketed in ivy or similar and a creeper with bright yellow flowers often drapes over vast expanses. Last (supposed) trip out for the day to sit at a WIFI bar as we don't have it in this apartment, a Moretti beer for Jon and Aperol spritz for me (delicious Campari-like aperitiv with soda) but cold by the time we have finished emails and ...
Today we transfer from Palermo across the island to Taormina but we will stop in the middle for a visit to a Roman villa. We were all expecting a small country retreat or a farmhouse but instead it is the most spectacular villa that must exist anywhere. The speculation is that it was an Imperial Villa, probably for some joker called Maxentius who was beaten by Constantine in some game show called "who wants to be Emperor" Anyway it was build ...
... by conservationists as early as 1983, and it was quickly obtained by the Region and designated as a protected natural site. The island is home to several species of birds, and a few types of lizards.
In the afternoon Marisa drove us to Castelmola, at the top of the mountain, where we had a walk around and then dropped into the Turrisi Bar, a bar/cafe totally focused on penises. There are so many Penises; from furniture, lamps, menus ...
... meaning bath and al Saqquah dating back to the cult of the Syrian god "Shai al Quaaum". Could it be that my descendant are a mixture of Spanish and Arabic on my Grandfather's (Rosario Sciacca) side of the family.
In the afternoon Ottavio had spend sometime with me going over the computer.
In the evening Saro's cousin and his family arrived for a casual dinner alfresco style in their court yard.
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