Archive for the tag 'Mount Etna'

Above all, do not lose your desire to walk. Every day I walk myself into a state of well-being and walk away from every illness. I have walked myself into my best thoughts, and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it.
Soren Kierkegaard

22 Comments CherryPie on Mar 16th 2020

When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky.
Siddhartha Gautama Buddha

10 Comments CherryPie on Feb 9th 2020

The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.
William Butler Yeats

10 Comments CherryPie on Dec 16th 2019

I got up early to finish my packing then I sat on the French balcony for one last time, enjoying the view of Etna in the early morning sunshine. It was heavenly; birds, bees and the occasional butterfly flew around me. A damsel fly landed and sunbathed on a nearby post.

As soon as Mr C [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Nov 7th 2019

Our alarm was set for 6.30 to enable us to arrive for breakfast at 7.30 (as the doors opened). As we arrived we were surprised to find that the room was quickly filling up with a large number of Americans. We couldn’t help but overhear their loud conversations; they were joining a trip to Etna. [...]

22 Comments CherryPie on Nov 2nd 2019

As on the previous day I enjoyed chilling (with a book) out on the French balcony in the early morning sunshine whilst Mr C snoozed for a while. Our plan for the day was to visit the Alacantara Gorge on the CityBySee bus but, once again, the trip set off at lunch time leaving the [...]

11 Comments CherryPie on Oct 31st 2019

I woke up before the alarm went off, got washed and dressed before sitting on the French patio with a magazine watching Etna puffing smoky artwork into the sky. When Mr C was washed and dressed we had breakfast before buying tickets for the CityBySee open top bus. The next scheduled bus to Sovoca, our [...]

5 Comments CherryPie on Oct 30th 2019

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