8th Day- Catania, Sicily June 26th 2014 I was not prepared for the impact that one day in Sicily would have on me. We got to climb around an active volcano (at least part of it) as well as explore on of the most beautiful towns I have ever seen.
Chuck and I hadn't signed up for a cruise excursion at Catania, but had second thoughts when we docked, looked off our balcony and saw Mount Etna dominating the skyline.
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Europe » Italy » Sicily » Catania Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more