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Old 26-05-2010, 06:58   #1
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Am planning to pass through Southbound next month - does anyone have any knowledge or advice?
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LOTS of ferry traffic going across the straits, and it can get a bit rough at times. the marinas on the Sicilian side are unprotected and expensive, while Reggio Calabria is a cesspool. Scylla is a nicer place to stop overnight.
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We are going northbound early July.

I think it will be hideous and the donk will be used far too much.

woe is me. But it will be interesting to 'be there'.


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I will be 'en route' to Southern Italy from UK on a delivery starting in a few days time - so will be 'nearly there' after about 3+ weeks at sea.
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