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A New Adventure

I had been toying with the idea of WWOOFing for the last few years after hearing about it when I was working at the Casa Caracol hostel in Cadiz. At that point, it was an idea I pocketed but never … Continue reading

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Arrive’derci Catania

With only three weeks left in Sicily I’ve started to think about the things that I’m going to miss when I leave especially knowing that realistically speaking I’ll probably never return to this place. Here are some of the memories … Continue reading

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A hidden gem

Catello Ursino can be easily missed when walking around Catania, but just 2 minutes off the beaten track emerges this beautifully cylindrical fort in amongst the houses and restaurants. When the castle was first built in around 1250, it was … Continue reading

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When Sam Bell came to town

  Back towards the end of March, my very good friend Sam came to see us in Catania. Sam is the only friend I can rely on to pop up wherever I decide to go. We did a lot of … Continue reading

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Etna in the spring.

Europe’s largest active Volcano, Mount Etna looms menacingly over the city of Catania. I sometimes forget that it’s there until I turn a corner to face northwards and suddenly feel so small. It’s been covered in snow since December and … Continue reading

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