B&B La Giara
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... hand, this is how it is and we walk around some smaller craters nearby and get the sense of the mountain.
After a lovely lunch in our camper with a view of the country surrounding the mountain, we head home. This time to the rear of the mountain where the roads are wider, gentler and in better condition. So while it might be a longer drive we get a different experience and with a lot less stressful ...
... of the towns below as we raised our glasses of prosecco. The next morning before we left Rob and I went to look at the Greek amphitheatre, which is another well preserved example of the clever design and engineering of people from long ago. We had a little picnic lunch at the hotel, with the view to Mt Etna and the coast, then we walked to get the bus to Catania, to begin our journey to ...
... hall and conference spaces. We enjoyed a fascinating private tour by a former student.
The fish market in Catania is also fascinating. Who eats all this fish? So much quantity and so much variety, from salmon to swordfish, candle-fish to cuttlefish, octopus to ostriche (this last one had me a bit confused until I realized it was not the big bird, but the little bivalve - oysters). Fascinating to watch the many vendors ...
First impressions of Sicily weren't very positive as we assumed the metered taxi would charge us the correct fair, but it was at least double what what it should have been, and the drive to the hotel wasn't impressive. Fortunately things got better. The city has some beautiful buildings, although it can take a bit of adjusting to the dark grey lava stone, which is an abundant building material provided by the still ...
Breakfast at the hotel in the sun, we can smell the croissants cooking of a morning before we get up, yum! Got ready for my trip to Mount Etna, collected from the hotel in a mini bus, nice French couple, a German girl on the bus and three English tourists. First stop was to see the lava flow at one of the view points, next stop ...