Category Archives: Italy – Sicily and Lipari Islands

Syracuse or Siracusa

July 12 – 17, 2015 — We arrived in Siracusa after a short sail from Reposto where we dropped off our guests.  Since we were coming in late in the day the usual concerns of being the last in, or … Continue reading

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Aeolian Islands and Guests

July 4 – 12, 2015 — Robert and Alyssa spent a day with us exploring Palermo by foot.  The most unusual spot we visited is the Catacombs.  The mummified bodies of over 8,000 people from Palermo are housed there, from between the … Continue reading

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Let there be Light

June 30 – 4, 2015 — Stromboli, the northern most of the Aeolian Islands, has been known since ancient times as the lighthouse of the Mediterranean.   It is almost continually active.  Hoping to see it at night, we left the anchorage … Continue reading

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