Excelsior Grand Hotel
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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 ...
... would I just walk away from lava I would be running for my life)
After the guide stopped we walked by ourselves and just wandered around.
When we were going Riley, Zara and I grabbed 2 rocks from the volcano and took them with us.
And I am hoping I could at least bring 1 home to show you all and tell you all about it.
... high up on a mountain.
It was an amazing view, mum took pictures after pictures.
I have a ball to play with while they did that. So I was over somewhere else.
And then we walked through the town this one is properly one of my favorites because it looks awesome.
Today is an awesome day because we go climbing up a VOLCANO.
I was really scared at first.
So first we drove our car up to ...
... with spectacular views.
Although the theatre itself has been modernised for use with a blue stage and plastic chairs - not cool.
We enjoyed our walk through Taormina's gardens.
It had lovely, well maintained, lush gardens and many interesting buildings that looked like treehouse temples.
We thought Taormina was high but we drove higher to another cute town called Castelmola.
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 ...