Villaggio Club Baia Balava

Contrada Calava, Catania, Sicily, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Catania

Capri - the island not the pants

A travel blog entry by tonezf

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... blocking any form of view. After another coffee at the top the mist begins to disappear revealing the amazing views beyond. We wander the town with another kiwi girl Lucy and head to the larger island of Capri before relaxing on the public beach by the marina which is tiny and covered in stones. The boat back leads us the other way around the island past Giorgio Armani's place and some other wealthy people and past some large yachts. ...

Aeolian Islands

A travel blog entry by sdivarg

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... car and see the island ourselves. It's pretty simple, only one main road up and down. We drive up to a scenic point and take pictures. It's stunning! By 3:00 we head back down, drop off the car, and make our way back to the ship which leaves dock at 4:00pm. It takes us around to a few coastal points around the islands, like grottos and rock formations, and then we head back to Milazzo where we began. By 5:30 we return and our driver, Mimmo is there to greet us and take us back to ...

Italian Meeting

A travel blog entry by sdivarg

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Today is Saturday and after breakfast we head over to an excursion office to find out about visiting the Aeolian Islands. We book our tickets and are confirmed for tomorrow. Yay!! This is one of the things high on our must see list! Afterward, we get ready to drive to Terme Vigliatore to visit Maria Rosa, another cousin on my moms side. She lives close about 15 mins away, driving on a ...

Last 5 days....

A travel blog entry by sdivarg

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... parents and siblings and moved to Argentina, but he remembers a lot of things. For example, where the pharmacy was, the school, a water fountain, etc. Eventually we find the block and the house where he was born! Of course it looks totally different now. We are told that somebody had bought the 4 houses making up the small lot and built one big, 3-story house. Just around the corner, we find a 76 yr old lady who remembers my dads entire immediate family and begins to ...

Island Paradise in Lipari Sicily (Aeolian Islands)

A travel blog entry by hartmangoseedo

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... they are Unesco protected. Two of them have active volcanos, seems to be a pattern here in Sicily! We chose to visit and stay on Lipari for four nights. Lipari was settled in the 4th millennium BC, just a few years ago (right!). It was a perfect island visit, starting with renting the best little one room studio from the nicest man, Alfredo, that was so fitting for us...and happened to be accented in many blue colors, just like my imaginary paradise painting! It was right in ...

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