Hotel Ossidiana Stromboli
Travel Blogs from Stromboli
We woke up a little earlier today to make the hour long trip to Noto, famous for its Baroque architecture, almonds and the gelateria that purportedly makes the best ice-cream in the world! I have to bribe the girls with either the promise of shopping or something nice to eat if I expect them to traipse through Duomo after Duomo, or climb unendingly steep hills in search of castles and mosaics. I cunningly kept the address of Gelateria Costanza until the end of our visit, ...
After a very lazy day spent snoozing and adapting to our new surroundings, we went down to the same beach bar to watch so that Paolo and Nuka could watch the football. Nuka is still very itchy and crabby but her rash is a bit better than yesterday. We finished our granite limone and Lia and I went down to play on the beach.
It's amazing that at 6.30pm, the beach is still full of beautiful teenagers chatting, playing boce and something we have decided to refer to ...
... situation. I waited in the middle of nowhere, middle of the night, with no people in sight. Luckily my hosts were very nice, they picked me up -- which was around 15 minutes drive to Ragusa.
Exploring in the ShadowsI woke up early and was up and about exploring around 7:30 AM. The streets were deserted. I could only the sound of birds and clanging of bells and the gurgling of water fountains. It felt very peaceful. Very nice way to start ...
Sicily is a wonderful place for going to beaches. We went to many different beaches and they were all great.
San Lorenzo is a fabulous beach with straw umbellas, a playground, bar (with ice cream) and good boogey boarding waves. Tom and I could lay down on hammocks in the playground while mum and dad had relaxing chairs with a straw umbrella to lay under.
Calamosche is a small beach with a lot of natural growth surrounding ...
... to see the volcano but cancelled that at last minute to stay on the volcano – why not; and very glad I did. Very quiet place with only 400 people living here. It had me singing the ‘Round the Twist’ theme song as it reminded me of that show for some reason.
I tried to get on the crater climb that evening but I arrived too late. Sets off at 330pm and ferry got in about 4. Instead I did the boat trip around the side of the island to see ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility