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May 18-28, 2011: Paris and Sicily Trip

Lisa stopped for two days in Paris to visit her friend Paul before flying on to Catania, Sicily for a six day Backroads bicycling trip:

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She flew from Catanian to Milan and after a brief overnight flew back to Seattle via Paris.

Hightlights of the trip: Paris, Catania, Sicily, Cluny La Sorbonne Metro, Hotel Pont Royal, Au Trou Gascon, Musee d'Orsay, Musee des Arts Decoratifs, L'Art de l'Automobile par Ralph Lauren, Hotel Bristol restaurant, Eric Kayser bakery, Catania, Roman Amphitheatre (Anfiteatro), Catania Cathedral, Buccheri, Castello di Camemi, Val di Noto, Ristorante Il Locandiere. Caltagirone. Castello di Camemi, Pasta alla Norma, Agriturismo Zottopera, Ragusa Ibla, Eremo Della Giubiliana, Modica, La Grotta, Donnalucata, Eremo della Giubiliana, Palazzo Acreide, Solarino, Ortigia, Siracusa, Hotel des Etrangers et Miramare, Ristorante Regina Lucia, Malpensa Sheraton Hotel, Laduree, and La Maison du Chocolat.

Note: There are 199 pictures, with 19,512,377 bytes of thumbnails and 487,481,322 bytes of full-size pictures.
Wed May-18 SEA->CDG, Paris, Hotel Pont Royal, Au Trou Gascon
Thu May-19 Paris Day 1: Metro, Hotel Pont Royal, Au Trou Gascon
Fri May-20 Paris Day 2: Musee d'Orsay, Eduoard Manet, L'Art de l'Automobile of Ralph Lauren, Hotel Bristol restaurant
Sat May-21 Tour Eiffel, Eric Kayser bakery, CDG->FCO->CTA, Anfiteatro, Catania Cathedral
Sun May-22 Backroads Day 1: 15 bike miles, Buccheri, Noto Valley, Castello di Camemi
Mon May-23 Backroads Day 2: 23 bike miles, Ristorante Il Locandiere in Caltagirone
Tue May-24 Backroads Day 3: 61 bike miles, Agriturismo Zottopera, Ragusa Ibla, Eremo Della Giubiliana
Wed May-25 Backroads Day 4: 40 bike miles, Modica, Scicli, Donnalucata
Thu May-26 Backroads Day 5: 50 bike miles, Ragusa Ilba, Palazzo Acreide, Solarino, Island of Ortigia, Siracusa
Fri May-27 Backroads Day 6: 19 bike miles, Capo Murro di Porco loop, CTA->LIN, Sheraton Hotel
Sat May-28 MXP->CDG->SEA

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