BEST WESTERN Hotel Mediterraneo
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... 2-way, and it's a very long way to the bottom if you were to miss a corner! The bus drivers are superstars! Thankfully they don't seem to lose their cool, even when faced with double parking, obstacles on the road and impatient motor scooters. The hair raising journey was rewarded by magnificent views of the Ionian Sea, a large stretch of coast to Messina, and across to the Calabrian coast, as well as fantastic views of a ghostly, smoking Mt Etna. There ...
... except up the hill. We wondered through the shops and found a supermarket of sorts to get washing liquid to do our laundry. We also bought some food. Michael had stocked the fridge with water, milk and butter plus Maltese bread in the cupboard. After arriving last night it was late and dark so we decided to have toast and coffee for dinner. That was good. The shops are like home with Pandora and Swarovski etc. plus some I haven't heard of but ...
Yesterday was a magical trip to Mt Etna. We left the town about 2.30 to travel by bus to the area where the ski lifts start during the winter snow season. From there we were loaded into 4wheel drive vehicles and driven to 2000 metres where we got out and walked to the top of the craters. It was cold and windy and steep and difficult with the ash being slippery underfoot. Once at the top it was incredible to look ...
We had decided we would have a relaxing day at the resort today. Turned out I didn't feel so well so after breakfast we returned to the room to read, write emails, etc. While I had a nap G did some study. We moved to the pool for lunch and some relaxing mid afternoon. By late afternoon I was feeling better so we still managed to have dinner at the terrace restaurant and knock off another bottle of ...
... a fantasy ballet/ musical that included some Cirque du Soleil type acrobatics. All good... PS As I have no photos today, I attach samples of 'towel art', an integral part of cruising culture. Each night when your steward turns down the covers, he leaves chocolates and a piece of towel art!! So if origami is ho-hum for you, this art-form could be the challenge you need. They even sell the Holland America Towel Art Book. (Seriously! This is not a ...