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Europe Day 9 – Sicily, Palermo

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by Troy Grosfield
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June 3rd, 2010
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Today I made one of the most hectic, but most beautiful drives I’ve ever done.  I drove Monica, Sam, and myself from Catania to Palermo which is almost the farthest possible drive on the island. The geography was incredible.   You see small cities nested in large towering hills.   It looked like something out … read more

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Europe Day 8 – Sicily, Mt. Etna, Auchan Mall

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by Troy Grosfield
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June 2nd, 2010
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Mt. Etna Today we ventured up to see the volcano, Mt. Etna.  It’s an incredible volcano!  It’s the first volcano I’ve ever been to.  It’s very easy to see where the lava flowed down the mountain because you see large black areas of volcanic rock.   Where there isn’t volcanic rock you’ll see a lot … read more

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Europe Day 7 – Sicily, Beach, Catania City Center, Navy Military Base

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by Troy Grosfield
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June 1st, 2010
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The Beach Went to the beach in Catania.  The weather was perfect, but the beach doesn’t officially open until the end of the month so there weren’t many people here. That and it was Monday so most of the city is working.  The background of the beach is a very large volcano, Mt. Etna.  It … read more

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