Tag Archives: Palermo

Día de la Bandera Nacional

I love a public holiday.  Even when I’m travelling and the concept of a day off has little meaning I like the idea of other people having one and celebrating or commemorating something.  I like looking up the reasons behind the holiday on Wikipedia – or even asking the locals when I understand enough of […]

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Old friends in new places

One of the things I love best about traveling is meeting new people. Whether it’s the 45 minute conversation with people whose names you never learn (like the Canadian woman we met in Sucre, Bolivia who had spent a month learning to weave in Ardara, the small town in the Northwest of Ireland near where […]

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