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Our 6-hour cruise began at 10:00a.m.. From our vantage point in Milazzo harbor, we can almost see Stromboli way off in the distance, to the NE of Milazzo. This is the closest, if you can call it close, to the mainland shores of Italy --which is, a guesstimate, 12 hours due East of the volcanic island of Stromboli. But that crossing we will leave until tomorrow. Right now we are concerned just with today's venture of around 50 miles. The sun was out, and ...
... we all danced in a circle around them. It was fabulous! Shame I didn’t have my camera with me tonight!
The Party finished and we headed back to our suite for anther Backgammon challenge. Dam it! Peter beat me again!
We are going to sleep with the door to our balcony open tonight. The sea breeze is refreshing and the sounds of the ship sailing through the water is soothing.
Plans for today include getting our workouts in and then a light breakfast before some relaxing coffee on our balcony. I plan on a hit of a food detox today - we'll see how that goes. That 12 am pizza before I hit the sac last night is still haunting me...... But there is a chocolate extravaganza this afternoon so that will likely be my breaking point today. After a well fed lunch, yes all posts start with god ...
Morning in Vulcano - black sand beaches, therapeutic mud baths, strong suphur smells
Afternoon on Lipari - much greener, took a taxi around the island, spectacular coastal views, charming main town
Dinner in the Asian specialty restaurant tonight
Have done quite a few bridge tours on different ships ...
... to 2 more of the seven Aeolian Islands for a 12 hour excursion. Yes, we are exhausted! But, we couldn't pass up the volcano excursion!
Panarea is one of the smallest Islands but it is known as a destination spot of the rich and famous.
Stromboli is famous for its active volcano which erupts every 20 minutes. Our trip gave us the chance to see the eruptions during daytime and after dark.
Tomorrow, we will rest at the pool and maybe play ...