Travel Blogs from Taormina
... are going to be very interesting over the next few days.
Saturday morning and we are off having said farewell to our landlords the Spada family.
The plan was to stop before crossing the straights of Messina to the mainland. The rain is torrential and we decide to push on.
Next week, I'll let you know of our plans and reflect on our opinions of Sicily and its people.
Fino alla prossima volta,
Bruno (Il Cane)
$3,600 for a challenge
-$5,502 for flight to Italy
Country cash $400
Flight to new delhi india $2,542
... homemade wine. He said "Ungela,Sizilians live until they're wanhundren, twohundren, this iz bacoz the sun, theys happy, good food and wine and they no run". At first I was confused, thinking too literally. "In Rome, I run, and I run and I was sick, my heart was no happy".
It seems like Gianni has it all worked out. Its all about priorities. What do we put first? money? image? work? We know what we should put first, family, health, ...
... piazza and walked inside a couple monuments. Down in the fish market it was hectic. People everywhere yelling their deals and others purchasing them. Most of the sea food was still alive… at one point, a man dropped one of the octopus from his hands. It hit the ground, changed colors, and began moving away. There were cuttlefish, swordfish, octopus, giant tuna, clams, mussels, etc; I haven't ever seen this kind of variety. ...
... Messina and told the man (in Italian) that she would be taking the same train as I. THANK GOODNESS.
Our train got delayed but I didn't mind. I've been "off-track" for hours, what's another 10 minutes?On the train with her by this point and I really wish I could speak Italian better. I kept flipping through my phrase book and looking up different words. An elderly man sitting adjacent to us keeps trying to speak with me. He tried telling me of all the places his been, ...