Hotel I Cinque Balconi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel I Cinque Balconi Santa Marina Salina
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... shows, just the constant ash and smoke. (Later, we were advised that it is really only in August and September that you get the spectacular mini-eruptions).
Mummy was very happy to make it ashore yet again. The other couple even helped hold a sleeping Abigail while Mum and Dad lifted a sleeping me off the boat. Downtown Stromboli on a Saturday night, things were pretty dead. Mum and Dad hadn’t thought to pre-book a taxi home ...
... Ferries speeding in and out of the port were loading tourists on and off the Island faster than the restaurants could cope. Maybe as a result of the bad seas yesterday they were playing catch up but that was no use to us as we had set our hearts on a big pizza and glass of wine. No luck so we head to the supermarket to cook on board again - not all bad as we had ...
... crashing onto the shore we decide to play it safe and carry onto Volcano Island through the straits. Much to the disappointment of Scott who unfortunately had been ill again but was still taking it all in good spirits and wearing his "cabin boy" hat. Another 3 hours and daylight is dawning so we get to see the straits. A busy stretch of water between South Italy and Sicily that is about 12miles wide in the south but narrows to ...
... photos. I did try, but soon gave up and just sat back and enjoyed the view. It was a long trip back to Lipari, and it was wonderful to sit on top of the boat in the open air, still in a T-shirt at 9.30pm, admiring the stars and the very Milky Northern Hemisphere Way. (George pointed out the Plough to me, so I've also broadened by astronomical knowledge!) Still in awe over what we had witnessed at Stromboli, the next morning we took more of Anoeta's advice and made the 10 minute ...
... would be too much for our guys but they were brilliant and we all had a blast. The water, the coastlines, the warmth, the sky, the trip had everything. The blue around the islands is vivid. It varies from azure in the shallows to indigo as you get out into the deep. When you dive in, you can see forever and the warm salty water just kisses your skin. Ah, I want to be back there, swimming, now! When we first stopped and anchored for a swim, Bronte was very unsure. She ...