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May 9, 2007 - The Aeolian Islands: Lipari & Volcano

May 9 - Wednesday - Aeolian Islands tour On Wednesday, we embarked on our boat tour to Lipari and Volcano, two of the Aeolian islands. The trip from Milazzo to the harbour on Lipari was quick. We were the only English-speakers on the boat, except for one couple whose native language may have been Czech (?) and listened to the English commentary. We sat out in the wind on the prow of the boat, along with several middle-aged Italian ladies who sang in harmony for much of the trip. They were having fun, so we did, too. On Lipari, our guide,...

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Oct 28, 2006 - Lipari

Had to get back to Naples in the morning in order to catch a train down to Sicily. We ended up sitting next to the cutest older couple. The husband spoke a bit of english but his wife didn't speak any. He tried so hard to talk to us about where we are from and what it is like. he talked like the Godfather. I loved it. So our train went all the way to end of Italy and then we had to take a ferry to Messina which is on the island of Sicily. From Messina we had to catch another ferry to Lipari. We didn't get in to Lipari until 12:30am. We...

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