Villa Caterina Hotel
Travel Blogs from Taormina
... have to act out their own charades. The game does not last long. With no Xmas pudding, they resort to Italian television. Fortunately, there are a number of channels where English/American films are shown. They settle down for the rest of Christmas Day engrossed in three little known short black and white films by Alfred Hitchcock - unsurprisingly they are long forgotten and for good reason!!
We are all in bed by 9pm, dreaming of snow, Christmas lunch at, ...
$3,600 for a challenge
-$5,502 for flight to Italy
Country cash $400
Flight to new delhi india $2,542
... size arancini. If it wasn't for a rice and cheese induced food coma I would have made it to the finish line, a glorious moment in history it would have been, all in slow motion with confetti and cheering and movie deals galore. Its a *******n logistical nightmare trying to bite into something that's bigger than your head, its like those mutant apples we have all tried to conquer, where you bite into it and either get momentary lock jaw or your teeth ...
... an espresso and a torte in the piazza and basked in the sun for a good while. Up to this point I had done quiet a bit. I went to a castle (toured that for a solid hour +); went to at least 5 churches; 3 different street markets; went to all the near piazza's, peering into shops; and now I was enjoying the weather. It's only 11 am and I'm already worn.
That was my morning in Catania!
P.S. I got a new suitcase! ...
... destination I had to wait for another train going to Syracuse. It was going to arrive in an hour at a different bin. So I drug my bag down a flight of stairs and then back up another to information just to double check that I didn't need a new ticket. I also wanted to verify the bin # seeing how my first train didn't come to the clarified one. They told me to check the electronic boards.. there was no number next to my desired train of course. So I waited at #3, where the written ...