Ray and Anna Blog

Friday, June 2, 2017 We had a wonderful day discovering some of Palermo’s historical sites. One of the perks of visiting family is that they are eager to spend time with you...

Saturday, June 3, 2017 Easy does it. You need some lazy days and this was one of them. Slow getting up, slow getting ready, late lunch, slow checking emails. We picked up...

Monday, June 5, 2017 Today, we ventured by bus all the way down to the port, we strolled under a few rain drops (only for a short while), visited the International...

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 We escaped the grip Palermo! Despite his initial nervousness to drive a manual car in this insane traffic, Raymond did very well! We hopped on A29, exited...

Today was a photo-free and blog-free day because it was a beach-day with a very late dinner. When in Sicily do as the Sicilians do. Okay? Ciao Raymond

Thursday, June 8, 2017 A word on yesterday: In Italy, a beach is prime real estate! There is plenty of room on this one, but if you are staying for a...

Thursday, June 8, 2017 + Friday, June 9, 2017 In just over an hour, we stepped back in Medieval times! Erice is located on top of  Mount Erice, about 750 metres...

Saturday, June 10, 2017 We did linger to say goodbye to Erice, and decided to have lunch in town before starting our descend. I haven’t talked a lot about the weather...

Sunday, June 11, 2017 There is a “salt trail” between Trapani and Marsala. In this area, salt is an integral part of the land and a very valuable resource. Picturesque windmills...