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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... Auckland mountain look, albeit without buildings. At 11am we were back on the bus heading for Taormina. This place is what we imagine Cinque Terre will be like. A village built high on the side of a high and very steep cliff face. It took a bit of road engineering as well, with a couple of longish tunnels and roads that in part are built sticking out from the cliff, though it didn't feel precarious. We arrived at a point where buses can go no further and took an ...
... side. Everything was prepared simply, with very discernible ingredients, and nothing was overly fancy for no reason. It was all just, well, yum.
We finished the evening with a stroll through a small piazza, where the locals were watching a friendly football game between Germany and Argentina on big screens, and stopped at the neighborhood pasticceria for two freshly-filled cannoli. Oh, and Argentina kicked Germany's
... is a big ugly train yard. So we came back to the hotel's rooftop terrace with cold drinks and more arancini, and a 3-euro bottle of Sicilian red wine.
Tonight, over a few glasses of deliciously complex, slightly effervescent nectar of the gods (Bacchus in particular), we'll decide what to do with our extra day in the corner of the world, and toast to the fact that we are finally settled.
Cheers to that.
Met at the bus stop by my phone ringing. Roberto piled us all plus bags into his little merc, I was sitting on graham bag.
Apartment lovely but quite a few step, 4th floor. Lucky Roberto carried jen n my bags. Fabulous balcony/roon top patio were we breakfast watching the rich n famous in their yachts.
Only 28/30 here - cool.
Walked to the parque archeologico. Huge greek/roman ruins in the middle of the new city.
roman roads, huge ...
... and crackers and cheese which I ate half of for lunch. I also got a 1.5L bottle of what I thought was water but actually turned out to be lemonade! By 5pm the sun had gone behind some clouds so I decided to brave the heat again and do some site seeing! I'm right in the centre of town so I saw the Basilica Carhedral, Palazzp Biscari, Sammartini and Zappala as well as a big park called Guardino Bellini which was really nice! Then it was the part I was most excited for.. Arancini ...