Hotel Villa Romana
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... and named in shame because of the naked statues) and another amazing cathedral La Martorana. We next passed a park that had an 800 year old fig tree and then finished up at the Teatro Massimo which has the claim to fame that the scene from godfather part three, were Michael Corlioni's son was shot on the steps of this building.
A very interesting day, not the cleanest place, and how crazy are these Italian/Sicilian drivers.
August 10, 2014
Taormina, Sicily, Italy
We awakened at 6 AM and rushed to the upper observation deck with a cup of tea in hand to watch us sail through the Straits of Messina. We had already passed but to our port side was Sicily and Mount Etna was straight ahead. The view was stunning. This is the second largest volcano in Europe and has been activity for a number a years. Susan must have taken 50 shots of the volcano. What a beautiful way to ...
... it imposes it..... Like a Molopo in Italy..... With no wifi and the peace and quiet, all we can do is faciamo relax.....
Monday was another shopping day as we promised the girls we could find H&M, they bought quite few reasonably priced things there last time we were in Italy. Highlight of the trip was finding and eating arancini! Balls made of risotto, filled with ragu / mozzarella, crumbed and deep ...
... t equate with what was actually on the signs. Till we realised this, it was all somewhat confusing. Once we disregarded the audioguide and just read the signs, it all made sense.
The Villa Romana del Casale was a country estate for a person of influence, standing and wealth within the Roman Empire. Initially it was thought to have been the retirement home of Emperor Maximiam but further analysis of "The Great Hunt" also suggets it ...
... the indoor activities. On the 1st full day that we had in Sicily we explored Ortigia, the town that we were staying in. We also went to the Fresh Produce Market to buy lunch. After lunch we slouched around until 6pm and headed out for more exploring. At 7pm we went to a restaurant called the La Osteria which had the best food in Italy! According to me.
On the 2nd full day that we had in Sicily it was Lucy’s birthday so we went to 3D Movie of the ...
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