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... by a process of elimination you decide who stays and who goes. I now own two pairs of pants, a tee and some odd socks (don't even think one of them is mine). Deep inside I know it wasn't the clothes making my pack heavy, but the 2 Euro bottle of wine, a collection of impractically large rocks from the top of Etna and some cow shaped salt and pepper shakers I found deep in the Catanian flee markets. Secretly I know this, but its all about priorities. xx
Waking up around 7 am, I worked on my blog from the previous day, got ready, and went to the kitchen for breakfast. It was just me in there. I enjoyed an amazing donut type thing. There was so much food but the donut was all I could eat. The kitty came down and we played for a good 30 minutes until the children called him back up.
Out in the sunshine, I walked towards the fish market. It was another beautiful day. I ...
... in a cart packed with sicilian food. Yummy croissants, jellies, bananas, drinks/coffees, etc; Unfortunately, going from a day where I didn't eat anything except pistachios to now a feast, my stomach shrunk and I couldn't eat more than 1 roll and a banana.. darn.
After breakfast (and finishing my blog entry on the previous day), I headed out to the beach! The weather was perfect. Sunny, clear skies, lit breeze. Immediately I noticed how much nicer people were in ...
... there is no sign of my train. I continuously checked the written board to make sure I wasn't crazy.. It all matched so where on earth was my train? I approached a stranger and tried forming sentences in italian that would make sense. He realized what I meant and also checked the boards.. he was confused as well and went to information for me. (It's a bit hard going up and down stairs with a heavy suitcase..) He came back and tried explaining it wasn't coming but that to get to ...