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RTS1401 Rome To Sicily

Thursday, April 24, 2014 | Alan Magnoni | Europe

Tour is over in Catania …

No more photos to upload but still time to say thank you and good bye. It was a great pleasure to lead you from Rome to Catania. Plenty of good memories and many stories to tell our friends at home.  Hopefully we can meet one day again in this beautiful country!

Greetings and good luck

Alan and Ursula


TRying to get Gas on an italian holiday...

Going up to Mt. Etna - colder then it looks ! ! !

Caccamo' - our first coffe stop

Second coffe before a great picnic!

The forest in Ficuzza, after the village of Godrano! A very special place!

A great picnic made by TG Ursula!!!! Great job!

The gelato man was on the road as well ...

And the TG Domenico was here with his Ape Piaggio ....

...looking foreward for the next tour with you, guaglio' ...

Photo session in Corleone!

Coffe Stop in Prizzi! Great coffe in every little village ...

And on the way to Agrigento to visit the temples - what a great ride!!!

Here a nice group photo in Scilla, Calabria.

Hanne, the tough girl on the 1200 GS downtown Scilla. We can already have a look to Sicily.

Very hard work with this maps .... nearly a MISSION IMPOSSIBLE ...

... anyway, we found where we wanted to go - and we had lunch as well ....

Messina from the ferry!

Fred and Bryna from Maryland

Forza d`Agro - was film set for the "Godfather".  Mr. Corleone married here.

Here in Forza D'Agro, just outside of Taormina, where "The Godfather" in 1972 was made.

Francis Ford Coppola, Al Pacino, Marlon Brando. And Heather!

Plenty of great roads and just perfect for having a good time!!!


day 2 started with a birthday

here we go

Hey Janet - we all wish you a fantastic birthday and good years coming with the "Erotic Secrets of Pompei"

plenty of secrets around of Pompei!

then we tryed to get a group photo - wasn't that easy ....

but his shirt says impossible is nothing!

and we think the same ....

Heather and the local limes

first coffe stop on the way to Amalfi

Lunch in Amalfi, CIELO MARE TERRA, da Ciccio! A good friend and a very good chef!!

Pasta al cartoccio!!!


Also the seafood starter is a dream!!

What a ride at the Amalfi cost ...

Afternoon coffe at the temples of Paestum

The Temples of Paestum in the afternoon.


First riding day here south of Rome! Good weather, good bikes, good people!

Safety briefing in the morning

Castel Gandolfo, the Pope's summer residence

Bruce and Nicola from Australia

Fredric, Edward, Heather, Bryna and Andrew!

Rocca Massima, the first coffe stop on the way to Pompei.

Hanne and Bernhard enjoying the first Cappuccino.

And now the guided tour at the ruins in Pompei! Hector did his very best to explain all kind of secrets of Roman life.

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Monday, May 5, 2014 at 21:04

Guys, this was a wonderful tour and a great pleasure of meeting you all. Thanks to Ursula & Alan who made this a wonderful experience. See you hopefully soon at another tour at Edelweiss.
Warm regards
Friday, May 2, 2014 at 20:07

My ape piaggio rocks!!!
See you soon in Catania, Alan, please save same sicilian cannoli for me... don't eat them all!
Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 17:27

Aaaaahhhhh ... Domenico
Yes, everybody did love your ape piaggio ...
See you soon! Looking foreward to the next tour! greetings from catania ... e forza Juve!!!!
Friday, May 2, 2014 at 03:56

Ursula hai fatto perfettamento questo picnic!!!!! baci a voi
Ursula Peter
Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 13:33

gracie per il tuo complimento! Baci a presto
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 08:11

Buon giorno Ursula & Alan
Those Spaghetti look fantastic! Same like all the other places!
Have you a great time & a special hello to Hanne
Monday, May 5, 2014 at 21:04

Hi Angela, thanks for the greetings! Still remember our good time at the Tuscany tour!
Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 22:38

Ed, great pictures! Looks like Italy agrees with you all! Lou
Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 12:42

Lieber Papa und Hanne , Pics sind Hammer ... Wünsche euch weiterhin viel Vergnügen und gute fahrt lg Kristina
Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 01:53

Thanks for the pics; they are absolutely great. That is some summer residence the pope has in Italy. Looks like a nice, diverse group of riders.
Ride safe,


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