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... Auckland mountain look, albeit without buildings. At 11am we were back on the bus heading for Taormina. This place is what we imagine Cinque Terre will be like. A village built high on the side of a high and very steep cliff face. It took a bit of road engineering as well, with a couple of longish tunnels and roads that in part are built sticking out from the cliff, though it didn't feel precarious. We arrived at a point where buses can go no further and took an ...
... so there are some pretty amazing views. Also found in the park are a more rundown roman amphitheatre, a giant Greek sacrificial altar, and tall grotto known as the Ear of Dionysius, which because of its shape, can amplify the smallest sound to the loudest cry. The acoustics are incredible, which we experienced firsthand with the help of someone else's guide. It was pretty intense.
Another hot, sleep ride and we were back in ...
... and those grey clouds looming over head don't seem to be going anywhere. Plus, the sorry looks we got at the ticket office when asking about our chances were definitely not encouraging ones.
Next, I try my luck in Catania, and call up the B & B we will be staying at the next night. I crossed my fingers that they had a place for us, even a closet will do, so we can extend our stay an extra night. And they do. Forget the ...
... 4 sacrifice n greek teatro. A long road with caves/rooms in the side cliff for storing bodies.
Lots of other natural displays but ended with the supposed tomb of archimedes.
Back to our little haven of Ortigia 4 siesta n drinks.
Stroll around the water front n down a few alleys to a little restaurant.
Sardines 4 me squid ink pasta 4 jeff , unfortunately I didn't take my tablet so cannot send u an image!!
keeping up our fluids.
Ann n ...
... the actually beach and it was too hot and I didn't have my bathers! Instead i went back home and watched and movie and relaxed for the rest of the afternoon. I skyped Adrian for over an hour but then he had to go to bed because he has work tomorrow. I also talked to Liz and Georgia for a bit which was really nice! It was a bit of a lonely day and it's days like this where I really miss Adrian and just want to come home :(. I went to the supermarket at about 12.30, and got ...