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We arrived at another town called Taormina.
Our unit is so medieval the chairs are like just so cool and I like it.
We went for a walk into town and came across and old ampitheatre that we could go into but it was really small.
There was a really big one down the end of the main street and this one was massive.
It was ...
June 12th 2014
The following morning, the 6th, Eugenio and Ann departed on their honeymoon of sorts to Amsterdam while the family took a public bus to The Vatican. This was their last full day in Italy.
The poster boy of the Vatican-the world's smallest nation - is the Basilica of Saint Peter- the world’s biggest church. In the 64th year of the Common Era, during the reign of Nero the whackjob, a great ...
... for a drink (alcohol) it is accompanied by 1or 2 little bowls of crisps/peanuts/savory biscuits, very civilized.
So the other guests seemed mostly Italians,mostly beautifully dressed, the men in casual,elegant, often with neck scarves; a sleazy guy smoking a cigar (!!!) chats up a younger woman near us. The singer is black from the UK, who does her little soft-shoe (actually high heeled) shuffle as she grooves to the music as ...
... fee to walk around this tiny little Island. Rip Off!
King Ferdinand l of the Two Sicilies gifted the island to the nearby town of Taormina in 1806. The island was then bought from the town by a Ms. Trevelyan, who built a small house facing the sea and imported exotic plants, which thrived in the Mediterranean climate. Subsequent owners kept up the island, until the owner went bankrupt, and auctioned the island in 1990. The island had ...
Today I had a chill-out day, so Pina, Saro and I enjoyed an outing to Corso Umberto for a Peach Granita macchiato with Mandola. After breakfast we all went shopping.
I bought a pair of shorts, a new cap and some Eau de Toilette, 'Lemon Sorbet'. We also did some grocery shopping before returning home to join Zia Graziella who had made gnocchi and chicken schnitzels for lunch.
In the afternoon I took ...