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Nov 7, 2017 - Avoiding the rain

After I returned from the dentist, it was time to meet the group for today's activities. The forecast for Trapani was pretty crummy - chilly and 70-80% chance of rain, so the guides decided to hire a bus that drove us south to the other side of Sicily. By doing short excursions (not really hikes), we would never be too far from shelter if it really began to pour. We did have some heavy rain (with lightning and thunder), but managed to avoid being out in it most of the time. It was cool and windy, so I was glad I had taken along a fleece hat...

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Jul 1, 2006 - Sicily

Sicily! We've wanted to get to this island for all of our traveling years. Too bad ours turned out to be the week with record hot temperatures—sort of took the edge off. We got to spend time in most of Sicily's major tourist attraction-sites, Taromina, Siracusa and Ortigia, Agrigento, Monreale, Palermo and CefalĂș. Highlights of our visit have to include the last few miles of southern mainland Italy as we approached Reggio Calabria and our ferry-embarcation to Sicily. Ohmygod! 80 kilometers per hour 1500 feet directly above the shore on...

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