Hotel Federico II
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
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For the last few days we have had a magnificent view of Mt Etna from our camper and like Mt Taranaki, Mt Fuji and similar cone shaped mountains it is often hidden by cloud cover.
We woke to find only a whisker of cloud at the top and decided today is the day to visit some 35km away. We took the motorway for about 15km then the rest of the way was through villages with one way streets. It was Saturday so ...
... were more great views back down to the coast from the tiny clifftop church above Taorima. After an extensive search, Sandra, Frank and I purchased a selection of deli items and we all enjoyed a platter back on our balcony at the hotel, with the backdrop of the coastline below and Mt Etna, with the plume of smoke rising from the top. Before our farewell dinner a few of us watched the ...
Due to bad weather - rain and wind - something we are not used to, we drove from the 'instep' of Italy to the 'toe' (Sicily) including the 30 minute ferry crossing.
The weather improved around 3pm when we arrived in Messina. Our first camp should have been a 90min drive south but took longer, we arrived near dusk to find it was only a day park. Getting there had been quite a challenge up steep windy narrow roads ...
Well I have been very behind on my posts! But I went on the school trip to Capri, Sorrento, Naples and Pompeii It was one of the best trips I have been on! I loved everything we got to see and do, the first day we went and saw mount Vesuvius, amazing! Then we left and went to Sorrento, it was so beautiful and i was so glad to see the ocean again! We got to stay at the Central hotel, it was very nice so if you ever go to Sorento you should stay ...
... there was a local market which was nice strolling although there was nothing of value to be bought. Mainly cloths, shoes and useless things for the household. Nevertheless Randazzo is a nice village with of course multiple churches.
We continued our tour till we reached the south visit point of the mountain and drove up to the place where the cable lift starts at about 1700meters. Since the lift stops at 5 and ...