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Travel Blogs from Messina
... slice of Paradiso (the Italian word for 'Paradise').
Seeing that it is summer in America and Europe, I cant brag to you about the beautiful sunny warm weather, but I can say that the location was one of the most beautiful places that I have seen. Both from the top of the mountain in Taormina to the beach in Nexos. To God be the glory for creating such a beautiful world! Next stop: Switzerland!
Ciao belli raggazi!
... ourselves into hiding already.
Yet it did mean we were ideally placed to witness Etna's eruption. Passing the binoculars quickly between us we gaped as the volcano spat forth huge glowing lumps of lava into dark night sky. A stream of molten magma, visible with the naked eye, snaking down the hillside.
The rest of the week has been spent lounging around the poolside, and on the odd ...
... is beginning to lose it's appeal. Last night we joined a large crowd at a bar in town and watched the defeat of England by Uruguay in the World Cup; depressed boys on the way home I'm afraid.
Culturally it's been a quiet week but we did drive down to Syracusa, the ancient Greek city, to see the sites. Apart from a decent theatre and amphitheatre they had a very odd and huge cave system. One cave was called the "Ear of Dionysius", because it's ...
... a piece of luck. My sons claim they arranged it for my birthday. We are planning to go up but wonder if we will be allowed if it's so active, I can hear it rumbling as I type this.
if you want better shots see: http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/etna/cu rrent-activity.html
We all went in to Taormina yesterday and had a birthday lunch, very nice. Only hassle ...
On beach in a bar watching Kathy have a massage while I have a beer. Had my massage, **** it hurt but feel good now. Ordered another beer. We are in Port Grimuad, South of France. Very pretty and very busy. Grimuad is next to St Tropez, where the rich and famous live and park their super yachts. Brad and Angeline with kids live in the hills behind us. Back to where we went after Croatia, we caught a over night boat to Bari, Italy and drove south ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed