Villa Paradiso dell'Etna
Travel Blogs from Catania
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... beauty, small mercies and of course, olive oil. Here in Sicily, the people are the most passionate, well aligned, loud and humble people I've ever met and I hope I remember these days when I come home and start to get wrapped up in life again.
Last night I had to do one of the most painful things a backpacker has to do, a backpack cull. You tip up your bag and layout all the **** you have unknowingly accumulated over the past few ...
... 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! ...
... found it wonderfully scary. At one point she asked "aren't you scared something might happen to you?" I giggled a little, recognizing the seriousness of it all but answered "I cling to my stuff and keep both eyes on my stuff at all times. But really the major source of protection I have is prayer." She smiled.
She was helping me catch my bus. Soon a group of girls came over. They were infatuated with 'the americana.' Haha. These girls were probably middle-school ...
... 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 ...