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Can yo believe it no, Granita and brioche today! Instead I enjoy a Caffe Latte and what nice change that is for the day.
After breakfast my cousin Nello's wife Marisa and their daughters Vera and Federica, and friend Simone pick me up and we head to Isola Bella for a day on the beach. On our way we stop at the bakery and purchase our panini with provalone cheese and prosciutto for lunch.
Isla Bella known in Sicilian as Isula Bedda is ...
... walk around Acireale to digest the beautiful lunch Zia had made whilst the others took a cat nap.
According to tradition, the Acireale's origins trace back to Xiphonia, a mysterious Greek city now completely disappeared. In Roman times, there existed another Greek town, Akis, which was involved in the Punic Wars.
I love the cobbled Lava stoned streets that give the city of Acirele such ...
... and so I would return to bask in the sun. An easy Barbecue lunch followed by Tiramisu and the remaining afternoon was an enjoyable card playing experience, playing Briscola and Scorpa. Two popular card games taught by Father and Grandfather whilst I was growing up. There was one change to the game that was new to myself, that was that we were now playing with five cards instead ...
My cousin Fiorella, picked me up this morning to take me out for a Granita and Brioche with two of her friends, Mariella and Pino, who constantly is a comedian and works as a Police Officer.
From here we joined a group of their friends and drove onto the Province of Francavilla where we walked down to the Gole Alacantara for a swim. I recall visiting this place in 1989 and much has changed due to the impact of visiting tourists. New signs and safer ...
After dinner I joined my cousins Federica, Paola and their boyfriends for a stroll and drinks in Catania. Being 1.00am, there was plenty happening in the city and very near to Massimo Bellini Theatre where the piazza opens up with cafe's, I had an iced coffee and a Vanilla Custard Panzarotti.
Once again it was 4.00am before I rolled into my bed for a goods night rest.