Hotel Alle Pendici Dell'Etna
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And then there was Mt. Etna. The active volcano rose directly in front of us and was belching white clouds from two of its four major craters. Our guide said we were seeing completely normal behavior: just steam, not a sign of impending eruption.
What is it, with these cute little towns in the hills? Cinque ...
... looks ancient, what with modern lighting and amplification equipment strewn across the stage in preparation for an upcoming performance.
Lunch was fabulous.
We were escorted to an upstairs dining room in the Baronessa Hotel, on an indoor open-air terrace facing the sea.
From the menu, this was the entrée course (after an appetizer and pasta dish): "Pearl of Swordfish in Heart of Wild Greens on ...
... the same time, the roads are packed with cars, trucks, buses and scooters, with cars parked helter-skelter everywhere. In towns, pedestrians share the narrow passage ways with every type of vehicle from large highway buses to big trucks. It is way more chaotic than Almafi even. We decided that a picnic lunch was in order today. We picked up a huge bottle of water, two big chunks of bread and ...
We visited the Gole di Alcantare back on August 23rd but I just found my pictures so thought I'd add a little blog entry. It is a cool place.
On our way from Taormina to Mt. Etna we took a little detour to check out Gole di Alcantare, or the Alcantara Gorges. My understanding of these gorges is that thousands of years ago lava flows ...
We did not take any photos in Sorrento where we stopped on the 20/8 as we have been there 3 times before. Our next stop was in Taormina which is perched high up on top of a hill overlooking the ocean. We got on the local hop on hop off bus which took us along the coast then up a steep incline to the town. It was a truly spectacular scenery. Taormina is a comune and small town on the east coast of the ...