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Travel Blogs from Messina
... our catarmaran awaited to return us to Malta. A short documentary on the eruptions of Etna played aboard the coach and reinforced the power of the volcano and its importance on the life of those around it before we settled in for a snooze in preparation for the night's journey. Parting company with Anna for the last time, Claire and I boarded the catarmaran and relaxed aboard whilst waiting for it to depart. The crossing was smoother than that we had faced ...
... with every restaurant we go to as a group. And to think I was starving in Venice! Coffee at the end of the meal was accompanied by pastries and biscuits. There was one type of biscuit that Jill and I took a real liking to. So much so that what we couldn't eat we wrapped up in tissue and took back to the hotel.
Sunday is family day where all the family get together at a restaurant for lunch - so mama ...
The hotel is in a great location with an unimpeded view of Mt Etna. Well it would be if the haze ever chose to lift. At best, you can only see a very faint outline of the volcano. However, I don't have the privilege of this view as the view from my room is that of a church - wouldn't you know it!
Free day today. Spent a very pleasant couple of hours at the ...
... was nice to get a vegetable other than spinach. The coffee was disgusting.
The coffee culture in Italy is so different to that of Australia. Here you have and espresso standing at the counter that is drunk within about 30 seconds. At home, having a cup of coffee is a social activity that is frowned on in Italy.
Everything closing for about 3 hours in the middle of the day is ...
... under sail. It’s a 266,000 gal sea water hydraulic ballast system
4 diesel electric generating sets
2 electric propulsion motors
Stern and bow thrusters
2 sets ACH Engineering ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed