Travel Blogs from Messina
... slice of Paradiso (the Italian word for 'Paradise').
Seeing that it is summer in America and Europe, I cant brag to you about the beautiful sunny warm weather, but I can say that the location was one of the most beautiful places that I have seen. Both from the top of the mountain in Taormina to the beach in Nexos. To God be the glory for creating such a beautiful world! Next stop: Switzerland!
Ciao belli raggazi!
... how remote Villa Etna Mare would be. In a tranquil and beautiful setting it overlooks Etna and the turquoise sea, it is isolated enough to make a monk proud. Only accessible by a steep track, rough enough to make those of us who'd rented small hatch backs wince at the crunching sounds while traversing the formidable humps and pot holes. It was almost as if we'd known about England's impending failure and ...
... place is crowded, even now and it must be heaving in the full summer. Last night they had a Ferrari Festival and there were over 100 cars from all over the world parked in the streets, this must be what thay mean by "streets paved with gold".
The house has been generally good, though very poor wi-fi has been an irritation, but the pool and views of Etna are wonderful. It is in a remote location, however, and the 20min drive up a really bumpy ...
... were very spectacular and through my binoculars you could see the lava spraying into the sky - apparently 200m high. In the middle of the evening lava started to flow down the side of the mountain and I tried to take a shot of it. A very poor picture since it's a long way off and it was pitch black but I think you can see the lava flows. In reality there were ...
... in a hurry. The next day we took a tour bus around Rome, OMG the history was amazing, Colosseum, Pantheon, Angelo, Di Vinci the Roman and Christians. The Pantheon was simply amazing. After 2 days in Rome we headed to the Camp ground in Grimaud, South of France. 5 Days finally relaxing a little? Boy there is a lot of money out there, we don't have it thats for sure. 2 more days to go and then on the plane to Dubai and then home. Looking forward to ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed