Blog archives for November, 2011

Archive for November, 2011


Friday, November 11th, 2011

OK, not really Taormina. I had planned to stay the next night at Acireale but didn’t really find it very interesting so continued on north. But first a little about leaving Agrigento. My hotel in Agrigento was on one of the tiny little streets. As I was leaving the guy said “ take a left […]

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Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

I showed up at the car rental agency AutoEuropa – Sicily by Car. The car was ready to go, I was ready to go and then came the defining moment – the credit card. The card that I have is from Chase – one of the gargantuan American banks – but the card has no […]

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Sunday, November 6th, 2011

I arrived on the flight from Palermo and decided to take the train. When I arrived at the train terminal in the airport the guy at the ticket office said that the it didn’t go all of the way to the station because there was construction and I would need to take a bus the […]

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Ciao A.L.C.E.!

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

I am now ending my 9 weeks of school at ALCE. It has been pleasurable and frustrating in turn. I now can not only ask for directions but usually understand the answer – an important consideration. Not only that, if I don’t understand the answer I can ask for clarifications. I can carry on a […]

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