Travel Blogs from Ustica
Challenges:$3200 --- +$7200
Spent on plane tickets to equidor: $2658 --- $ 4542
Europe to US dollars 1 euro = 1.36 US dollars
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... is head, and most of his body for that matter, out the window, kind of like a breed of chainsmoking dog. He was loving life though, and admittedly, was actually pretty talented.
Anyway, by the time we arrived at Catania, I had lost most of my hair, gained 5 kgs and had developed a chronic eye twitch.
The next day I climbed Mt Etna. not going to lie, it was ******* hard.
Picture this, blizardous winds, minus temperatures, ...
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 ...
... hour; walking around part of the time and for the rest, I sat on rocks and watched the water come in and out. I think I already mentioned this but I find the most peace when I am near a body of water; pure serenity.
Eventually, I got up and decided to buy some post cards and simply wander the streets. I like to get my bearings. There wasn't too many people out which was perfect. I ended up losing my map somehow and it was nearing 11:30 so I decided to head back ...
... to my destination.
The rest of the way was smooth sailing. One thing about trains here is that they don't baby you and tell you every stop. You have to be extremely observant of where you are. Luckily, I had a map and at each stop I circled it. My hosts for my B&B had been texting me. They were so sweet, they came and picked me up. That took a load off! I arrived and a gentleman grabbed my bag and carried it down the flight of stairs and then up to the front of ...