Day 12: Last full day in Palermo. Time to see the sights

After my now standard breakfast of espresso and toast with jam Pearl and I were off for a day of sightseeing. I wanted another look at City Hall, having discovered that that was the building behind the fountain full of naked statues. I also wanted to check out the palace, the castle, the cathedral andContinue reading “Day 12: Last full day in Palermo. Time to see the sights”

Day 10: Visitations in Dundas, sad and lonely day in Palermo walking along the seafront

My mother and home were constantly on my mind today. I kept trying to figure out what time would work to call home. The funeral home visitations were at 2–4 p.m. and 7–9 p.m. That was 6-8 p.m. and 1-3 a.m. the following day for me. My brain was not working very well but eventuallyContinue reading “Day 10: Visitations in Dundas, sad and lonely day in Palermo walking along the seafront”

Day 9: A trip to the Veterinario and some photos from the neighbourhood

Day 9 Around 4 am. Pearl is in my face and making these desperate sounding noises. I knew she had to go. Going out for a walk in a strange city around 4 AM is a little scary! I just kept walking in circles around our little alley until she went and went again andContinue reading “Day 9: A trip to the Veterinario and some photos from the neighbourhood”