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Monday, August 3, 2015 !!!!
Woke up as usual with the alarm to have an extensive breakfast in our little palace.
Around 9.30 we left for the mountain, after long discussions and research on the internet we opted for the tourist deal, rather than climbing the mountain ourselves, which takes 5 to 6 hours and brings you up to close to 3000 meters.
The tourist option is as follows:
- you pay a fee
- you get into the funivia (a cable lift that ...
... of us were drenched in a matter of seconds.. Hurriedly, we paid the cab driver, and started rummaging through our purses for 5€ each. We finally found the right change, and were sopping wet, but at least we were under an umbrella now. (I knew I should have worn my foul weather gear..... oh well.) The streets, and alleys were packed with people -- some braving the run, while other gathered under the over hangs of all the shops. Marina and I, went just walked proudly ...
... It was such a hot day that we relaxed over a hazelnut frappe and enjoyed the panoramic views this bar had to offer.
We returned down the mountain to refresh ourselves at my cousins friends house, where we shower and change into some neat casual clothing, before walking through the main street of Taormina. This famous town is totally geared up for the tourists and on the main drag there are boutiques and restaurants that are ...
... walk around Acireale to digest the beautiful lunch Zia had made whilst the others took a cat nap.
According to tradition, the Acireale's origins trace back to Xiphonia, a mysterious Greek city now completely disappeared. In Roman times, there existed another Greek town, Akis, which was involved in the Punic Wars.
I love the cobbled Lava stoned streets that give the city of Acirele such ...
After a good nights rest I woken up to a breakfast of Granita and Brioche. I believe it has been the staple diet for the whole time I have been in Sicily. The day was enjoyed relaxing by the waters of the Ionian sea and as well the frequent dips. The Mediterranean water are quite warm, but under currents which thrust into the water are freezing. After a while those shots of icy water ...