Agriturismo Santa Margherita
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- Continental Breakfast
- Tennis Court
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Outdoor pool
- Multilingual staff
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In the beautiful Medieval city of Randazzo (CT), not far from Mt Etna and Taormina, we stayed at a a lovely farmhouse, calked Parco Statella, Azienda Turismo Rurale
We had dinner in the restaurant at our farm stay...La ristorazione e curata da Trattoria ...
After a very restful nights sleep we decide to squeeze our way out of the marina and move to anchor on Volcano Island so we can get an early start tomorrow at 4am to Palamero. Volcano is famous for its mud baths and hot springs so a treat in order for all of us. We could smell the baths before we could see them as the sulphur was very potent so a trip a shore ...
... and mud baths for the girls. A calm night on anchor in low winds in quiet bay watching the volcano erupt sounded fab! Saying of the day from Scott " will be good to see it spewing like a cabin boy". Not to be ..... after searching for that quiet calm bay the winds and sea picked up again so we head to Lipari Island where there is a small port with shelter. Eric spots a school of Dolphins jumping in the waves and tells us all ...
... ailments. The only problem is that it stinks! We were warned that we must both do it, not just one of us... The sulphur fumes and rotten egg odour hit you as soon as you disembark, and get more intense as you reach the bubbling stretch of mud. You can buy a ticket for the mud for 2 euros, and pay an additional euro to get a shower token. Having come this far, it was an experience too rare to miss, though the smell was awful. It was a hot day - low 30s, and probably a lot higher out ...
After a rushed start we arrived safely at Catania airport with plenty of time to spare - thank you Mt Etna for not erupting or billowing clouds of ash into the atmosphere so we could depart on time! There was a bit of excitement as we were getting onto the plane . We watched the police penitenziari van roll up and three police get out (in plain clothes) then open up the Bach and a great hulk of a man fumble out ...