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... This seems normal, except that they were only FIVE people. They talked/yelled at each other the whole time, ate a bunch of food which littered the car when they left, got up an down a hundred or so times in 2 hours, made their baby scream and cry. They generally made us uncomfortable and very wary of our belongings. No, there was no singing, and we're pretty sure we still have all of our organs intact, but it was a tiring ...
... market 4 fish etc. Find marvels as we walk. Churches, fountains, statues n monuments.
Lunch in local - go here 4 pizza, here 4 other dishes n here 4 drinks - only the italians can make it so complicated!
The church/duomo/palace is amazing u r astounded by Catholicism.
The mosaics, n opulence r amazing.
Full day of churches n markets n palaces.
Today we caught the train to Cefalu' a smallish seaside village I ...
... and Chelsea to do some shopping but it was so unsatisfying that we decided we needed to get more gelato when the girls got theirs. 2 gelatos in about 15min but hey, it's cultural! We walked around the town and got some nice photos before walking back to the station. It would've been nice to stay in Cefalu for dinner and drinks but one of the girls had stayed in Palermo for the day so we needed to get back to meet up with ...
... were hungry after the physical exertions of the morning. We descended from the heights of Bove and looked forward to the last section of the tour – the vineyard, wine and lunch.
Gorgeous views of the undulating countryside and Taormina in the distance welcomed us at the popular Bambino Vineyard where we were briefed by the owner himself on the nuances of growing quality grapes before he led us to a large table in a sprawling hall, bustling with oenophiles and Etna ...
... 7 pm.
Ricardo was at the hostel and seemed in good spirits after the interview. He would know the hotel’s decision in a week. We sat talking on the terrace and were momentarily joined by Daphne and Kiko, two guests who were assigned beds in the dorm next to mine. Daphne was an American doing her PhD in England and was in Taormina to attend a weeklong Neuroscientists Convention starting Monday, the 16th. I noticed it was a while since she had seen the ...