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We woke up to another amazing Turano breakfast of espresso, freshly baked bread, prosciutto, and cheeses before hitting the road for Taormina, Sicily. A three hour car ride and a short ferry later, we arrived at one of the most beautiful hotels I have ever seen! The view from my room is breathtaking. We walked the town, window shopped, and even saw the ...
... had to go on to a bus that was four wheeled drive and had massive tyres and they looked like a monster truck.
We got to the top and had a tour guide for 40 mins.
There were 2 main craters that exploded in 2002 and sprayed out lava.
The guide told us if you were 10 metres away from the lava you were safe if you even walked away. (No way in ...
... meters off sea level.
Then we had to catch a cable car up to about 2500 meters and the cable car looked so small but I think it could fit about 9 people in there.
And after the cable car we caught a bus that has MASSIVE wheels to about 2950 meters above sea level.
I thought it was super high everything down below looked like an ant even the buildings.
So we had about 3 hours up there with a tour ...
... to come here is to admire the panoramic views which are sensational with Mt Etna volcano smoking in the background.
There was also very interesting bar that Greg and I ducked quickly into without the kids.
It was decorated in men's genital of all varying sizes everywhere.
The highlight of the area for us was a visit up Europe's largest and most active volcano, Mt Etna.
Greg drove like a ...
Slept in a little this morning until 8 but we were still so tired, all the walking is catching up with us haha. Headed up for breakfast because our hotel is backwards and the ground level is 1 and then the rooms and beach is down. The seating area was beautiful for breakfast facing the coastline with mount etna in the background. Finally they had bombe for Brekkie mmmm. Today we have decided to chill by ...