Residence Villa Giulia
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... the Straits of Messina, and working our way into the channel, which separates Sicily from mainland Italy. As we are making our way from the Ionian to the Tyrrhenian seas, Marina brought us a "cockpit luncheon feast". Sipping on a glass of white wine to wash the sandwiches and pizza down..... yes, indeed, life does not get better. It took us about 8 hours to get from Taormina to Milazzo. Once we tied up in the small little harbor, two things struck me: 1. off ...
... I have web feet.... We are going to be just fine.... It is only water." I said very matter of factly. "oh dear.... we may have to buy umbrellas.... I don't know about this..." expressing her mounting doubt of this entire shopping experience. "yes... we may... and we can always dash into a shop, and look around, maybe finding something to buy?!", I cheerfully said with a smile on my face. This seems to get through to her. As soon as we got out of the cab... the skies opened ...
... on previous nights. Matt started with salmon tartare, and I had Caesar salad. We both had beef tournedos. Dessert was apple crumble for Matt, and lemon curd in phyllo for me. We then returned to the room, organized our laundry to hand in for service tomorrow, and packed our backpack for tomorrow's shore excursion in Athens. It will be an early day, as we need to meet up with our tour group at 8:00 am. Better get to bed after such a busy ...
... anchor and call it the total end of the crossing journey..... okay -- now to continue.... What a lovely, motor-less sail we had, cruising 7-7.5kph, from Spartivento down the Southern tip of Italy, and crossing at the lower entrance of the Straits of Messina, over to the island of Sicily. The sun was burning hot, as we silently glided through the water, lazying our way toward our destination. After hearing ...
... inevitability of soaked shoes - despite our roomy golf-size umbrella, the streets were veritable rivers. The bus returned us to the ship, with our guide using these last 45 minutes to chat about more interesting information about Sicily and the areas we were passing. She was great. Back onboard, we gratefully removed our soaked sandals and took warm showers. Ahhhhh. Dry & dressed, we found ourselves with 90 minutes before our 8:45 pm dinner seating. Where to go? We picked ...
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