Where did we leave off? Oh yes, I was alone in Syracuse at night and had just missed my train to Ispica to meet my new host! Oops. So what does one do? Well, I can’t speak for everyone, but I’m pretty sure that a quick stroll to the nearest bar for a glass of Sicilian red would be most people’s reaction to this situation. …Read More

Dino drove me to Naples, had one last coffee with me, and walked me to the train station. We said our farewells, and I boarded the midnight train to Syracuse. Now, the geographically inclined might notice that in addition to a lot of land, there’s a sea between those two cities. So how is it that I took a train from Italy to Sicily? The answer is simple: …Read More

On the way back to Castel San Giorgo, Dino and Grazia took Ruth and me out for pizza and wine while I told them of my experiences in Avellino. It felt so good to see them again, and when we finally got home, I had never felt so at home, or happy to be home. …Read More

Dino and Grazia graciously drove me from Castel San Giorgio to Avellino to deliver me to my new host. During the 40 minute trip they made me promise …Read More