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Taormina, Italy

Taormina, Italy

By on Apr 27, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In Taormina our beautiful weather streak took a serious turn for the worse. Taormina, supposedly one of the most picturesque parts of Sicily, was barely¬† visible through the fog. Did i mention it was raining the whole time too? This didn’t stop us from our tours though. First we went to an Ancient Greek amphitheater which was clearly different from the Roman...

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Palermo and Sicilian family in Partinico

Palermo and Sicilian family in Partinico

By on Feb 19, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As a kid I knew that my great-grandfather was from Sicily and although he died when I was very young I do remember him saying something to me in Italian (or most probably in Sicilian). And no – I don’t remember what he said because I didn’t know a lick of Italian I just remember it being Italian and not understanding. I definitely internalized the...

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