Borzi city center rooms. Only 2 months old, very central and clean. cute place with young owners, great place.
Main pedestrian street.
Deep fried artichoke hearts.
Fleeing the scene.
Hello wonderful restaurant. Thank you for frying the catch of the from the fish market (2 meters away) so perfectly. Thank you for the octopus salad.
Skipline competition 2016.
Sunday street fish market in Catania.
Best homemade cannolis in the world around the corner.
Fancy train to Palermo.
In my element.
He’s happy I’m doing all the work.
Salty, salty, salty sardines.
Amalia and Matt.
Slice a thing cut of horse leg, salt, grill, brush with vinegar and herbs, salt and serve.
Etna at the end of the street.
Etna from our hotel.
92 year young man.
My favorite photo of the trip.
Using the whole kitchen at our B&B.
“Bad part of town”? We loved the non- touristic, vibrant, working –class area. Friendly people, old buildings and cars.
Mount Etna lava.
Lard warming up.
Horse meat…it’s a big thing in Catania.
These girls are sooooo adorable.
This part of town reminded me of Mexico.
New kids on the Catanian block.
Check out the Folklore room at B&B City Center Catania.
I missed the market by 20 minutes!
Ste Agatha is kind of a big deal around here. I looked her up on Wikipedia, Sainthood sounds like a terrible job/lifestyle. Not for me.
Sundried tomatoes, jelly meat, green onions wrapped in bacon and horse steak.
Arancini. Deep fried rice balls stuffed with meat ragu, whipped butter, pistachios, etc.
Mystery meat man. He comes out at night in front of the butcher shops, he boils large pots of broth cooking off cuts and offal. This is an illegal blood sausage.
Lungs, blood sausage, tendon and tripe of my!
Boiled octopus in lemon olive oil sauce with fresh parsley.
Deep fried catch of the day.
Roasted red peppers and local jet engine wine.
Made to order pistachio cannoli.
Sfincione. Not a pizza.
Brioche. Pistachio ice cream in a sweet bun!
Crocchette di patate.
Our micro “Easy” hotel was less than comfortable.
Hanging out at our new favorite place, a Korean fast food restaurant in the heart of Sofia. Homemade kimchi and K-pop on the TV.
Next stop Sicily!