Hotel Villa Nefele
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... are going to be very interesting over the next few days.
Saturday morning and we are off having said farewell to our landlords the Spada family.
The plan was to stop before crossing the straights of Messina to the mainland. The rain is torrential and we decide to push on.
Next week, I'll let you know of our plans and reflect on our opinions of Sicily and its people.
Fino alla prossima volta,
Bruno (Il Cane)
$3,600 for a challenge
-$5,502 for flight to Italy
Country cash $400
Flight to new delhi india $2,542
... hypothesising what I should do if my eyeball juice was to freeze over.
Later in the week I moved on to Taormina, a city settled by the Greeks, on the otherside of Etna. I was the only one at my hostel, run by an old Italian man who was the most Italian Italian I've ever met, think Mario, the Godfather and the Dolmio guy rolled into one. In the few days I was at Gianni's home, we cooked Sicilian food, picked oranges from the garden ...
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 ...
... the town. It was dark by this point but he assured me it was a safe area. I ended up walking to a piazza. It was beautiful at night. There is a large fountain in the middle and small shops and restaurants around it. On the farthest side is a palace of some sort. I bought a gelato and sat, watching a group of guys play soccer in the center. It was starting to get chilly so I got back up after eating my gelato and walked around on side streets. Rounding back, I came upon a ...