Travel Blogs from Cesaro
From Sorrento we travelled back to Naples (~45 mins) to catch the ferry to Sicily. Leaving Naples was good, as we did not like Naples at all - it was very dirty, smelt bad and felt somehow very uncomfortable for us. We could see lots of poverty, beggars, shanty towns and rubbish piled high in the streets.
It was our intention to visit the Naples national museum of archaeology where the priceless treasures from Herculaneum, Pompeii and many ...
... and then reaches the altitude of 2,500 meters. We are then transported by off-road vehicles and taken to the most impressive Central and South-Eastern craters to an elevation of 2250m.
Mount Etna is the highest volcano in Europe. It extends for approximately 1250 square kilometers and reaches the height of 3350 meters.
Joe, Peter and I walked the walls of the crater and the views were amazing. But nobody prepared us for the cold ...
... We had a look around and then enjoyed a coffee and cake, before we headed back home to have lunch.
Fiorella had prepared another great lunch of home made pasta with pistacchio and speck, salad, bread and of course vino.
After lunch I relaxed and read my book outside in the sunshine.
Then we were taken to a friend of Nuccio's who has a fabulous house situated up in ...
... was a cart behind us and we jumped to the opportunity to purchase a couple of Granita de Mandela and Briosch. They were delicious and only €2.00 for one brioche and one granita. We enjoyed jumping into the cool waters which was so clear and refreshing from the heat of the day. I bought a red bandana which I bartered down from €3.00 to €1.50 and now I can look like a pirate, LOL. We ...
... height: 18px;">Fiorella, Joe and I had a coffee at 'Cafe Europa', before Joe was picked up by his cousins.
Fiorella, Nuccio, Marina, Jim and I picked Joe up at 8.30pm for a night of country line dancing at a beach resort in Mascoli.
For €15.00 we had muscles followed by pasta and seafood risotto. We also enjoyed a glass of Birra Moretti