Porto Pirgos Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... to explain that i was the grandchild of mashu serafino or the kid of ciccio u cellu...or the niece of giovanni & tommasino u cellu...those are our sopranomes (on my dad's side)... that is typical spilinga..
Two fulls days is not nearly enough to see the whole family and my friends that i grew up with so i did my best. I got to hang with my only first cousin on my dads side who is 11 ...
... Sicily is a four lane freeway which is under construction, reconstruction and repair I would say for a good third of it. It is also a freeway with about 40 tunnels, followed by long loooong high bridges. Basically you run through mountains, then over river valleys and then once in a while drop to flat valley bottoms. Hillside towns run along beside you for part of the way, interspersed with rolling hills of olive groves, some vineyards, the occasional sheep herd and ...
... and realized Rob was in 29C and I was in 42K on the Rome/Toronto leg of the trip. The extremely rude Alitalia agent blamed our travel agent and rudely dismissed us by rudely saying there was nothing she could do (did I mention she was rude?). So off to Rome we went and half an hour later, after an advertised "9 minute" walk to our Rome/Toronto gate (we were in the passport control line-up longer than that, let alone the marathon walk), ...
... children want to have this connection with our family in Italy as hopefully that means they will always respect the bonds of family, no matter how near or far. The aunts and cousins were thrilled to see them and couldn't stop saying how beautiful Meg is and how Iain seems to be a sweet soul (apparently my cousin could tell this from Iain's eyes). We ate at La GIoiosa where we have been staying, under the stars and with the view of Cleto ...
... hugged me and kissed me and Louise also. He kept saying how fortunate he was to have us there. I think my Zia Maria is starting to dread saying goodbye. She held on to me pretty tight tonight. Tomorrow will be difficult as we will have to leave behind renewed ties (that were already strong to begin with) and bear my aunt's tears, of which there will be many. We have created many new memories that will carry us until next time around. I guess I just have to be happy with ...