Sant'Antonio Garden Hotel
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... 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 kilometres 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 and fierce winds. ...
Can yo believe it no, Granita and brioche today! Instead I enjoy a Caffe Latte and what nice change that is for the day.
After breakfast my cousin Nello's wife Marisa and their daughters Vera and Federica, and friend Simone pick me up and we head to Isola Bella for a day on the beach. On our way we stop at the bakery and purchase our panini with provalone cheese and prosciutto for lunch.
Isla Bella known in Sicilian as Isula Bedda is ...
... To think my mother Salvatice gave all this up to move to Australia, met my father, Sebastian Pulvirenti, married the love of her life, settled and gave birth to four children.
Whilst here in Sicily, I discovered that there is a town called Sciacca, which is also my Mother's maiden name. Sciacca (Greek; Θέρμαι; Latin) means Thermal Spa or 'ex aqua' or in Arabic it comes from ...
... and so I would return to bask in the sun. An easy Barbecue lunch followed by Tiramisu and the remaining afternoon was an enjoyable card playing experience, playing Briscola and Scorpa. Two popular card games taught by Father and Grandfather whilst I was growing up. There was one change to the game that was new to myself, that was that we were now playing with five cards instead ...
... to a holiday house in Stazzo that my cousin and friends had rented out for the holiday season. The holiday house has its own private beach and this would be our accommodation for the night.
The 14th of August is a public holiday and celebrations take place. The Feriae Augusti was introduced by Emperor Augustus in 18 BC. This was in addition to earlier Roman festivals which fell in the same month, such as 'Vinalia' rustica or the Coinsualia, ...