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It was nice to wake up to a non rocking ship. It may be hard for some of you to understand what it is like to try and function while a ship is rocking. It makes even simple tasks like eating, brushing your teeth and showering very awkward. Sleeping is difficult as well especially when you feel nauseous...
We didn't have too much time in Catania together since Rochelle's show got ...
... lunch). Chiesa di Santa Lucia al Sepolcro has the first Caravaggio painting I've seen outside of a museum, and it's beautiful. Unfortunately, no photos allowed. We visit the Duomo which is built on top of the ancient Temple of Minerva. Finally we see Apollo's Temple, built in 600 BC, which seems oddly out of place in the city center.
I'll miss my Italian family! Hope to see you again soon.
... saw his travel log, he knew that Columbus had reached a new land and gave it his own name.
Nuccio also told me a great story about the origin of "ciao." In medieval Venice in order to avoid a fight with a stranger, you would say, "Io sonno tu sciavo", I am your slave. But in Venetian dialect, the hard c sound of sciavo is pronounce shiavo. This inevitably was shortened to just ciao.
It was nice to be part of the family before embarking on the next phase of ...
... We eventually agree to it and sign all the necessary paperwork but I balk at signing the damage sheet without first seeing the vehicle and am glad that I hesitated. It, like most Sicilian cars has dings in every panel (not joking) and when you see the way they drive, it's really not surprising. He isn't happy when Paul makes a mark on his bit of paper and screws it up and storms off inside. I think he won't hire to us now, which in hindsight, might have been a good thing. Anyway, ...
... so, so you oscillate between driving at 150kmh on the completed sections to 50kmh or less on the unfinished sections.
We stopped at the lovely town of Tropea in Calabria that evening, and in the morning strolled around town in the warm sunshine, and just before leaving I decided to have a breakfast of one of the town specialties, chocolate tartufo icecream (the other specialties are red Tropea onions, and a salami spread called 'nduja made from ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed