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Travel Blogs from Catania
We woke up to another amazing Turano breakfast of espresso, freshly baked bread, prosciutto, and cheeses before hitting the road for Taormina, Sicily. A three hour car ride and a short ferry later, we arrived at one of the most beautiful hotels I have ever seen! The view from my room is breathtaking. We walked the town, window shopped, and even saw the ...
... the edge of a cliff with an amazing view that I loved.
We could see the volcano in the distance and it was smoking and people go to the crater of it.
At the ampitheatre we met some people who were Aussies too.
We drove to another town that was built on top of a big rock really high on a mountain and it looked super cool.
... meters off sea level.
Then we had to catch a cable car up to about 2500 meters and the cable car looked so small but I think it could fit about 9 people in there.
And after the cable car we caught a bus that has MASSIVE wheels to about 2950 meters above sea level.
I thought it was super high everything down below looked like an ant even the buildings.
So we had about 3 hours up there with a tour ...
Arriving in Taormina we encounter the dreaded traffic limitato sign, which we know that if you enter you will be fined.
So we entered…..
because our apartment was inside the zone.
After a few fast emails and calls to the host, googling and eventual confirmation from a cop we found out that the security cameras were not active.
Unless of course we find a fine in the mail in a years ...
Slept in a little this morning until 8 but we were still so tired, all the walking is catching up with us haha. Headed up for breakfast because our hotel is backwards and the ground level is 1 and then the rooms and beach is down. The seating area was beautiful for breakfast facing the coastline with mount etna in the background. Finally they had bombe for Brekkie mmmm. Today we have decided to chill by ...