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  1. Carol

    Hi,

    I am looking to travel solo in Sicily…primarily Taormina.
    I love the sea, views, I wan to leave in one month
    My ancestry is Sicilian.
    I like to walk some, cafes, beach…what do I recommend.

  2. diane

    had a fantastic trip driving alone around the coast and up into the hills of Sicily— have ancestral roots in several areas including the Aeolian Islands, Palermo, Enna – and like you
    got a happy feeling when I saw some of my family roots surnames (lol)

    the Sicilians of all ages were so engaging (okay particularly when I told them my mom’s father whom she dearly loved was Sicilian) and I was researching his ancestry

    of course with their charming inquisitiveness
    was asked what about the other ancesters ?

    okay all the others were Catholic Irish — got a smile and okay –that’s okay — and another time “so you are a Goodfellow !” . Another Sicilian made a correction and said said NO, she is a a Goodgal, a Good Señora !” —-we all laughed.

    Can’t wait to return this spring —and once again visit Catania (two days there was not enough, same for Palermo).

    Never felt threatened — maybe because of my background I felt at home.

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