Travel Blogs from Taormina
... back home.
We stayed in simple B&B's with lovely, open Italians, happy to share their small rooms and their stories of seeing snow on beaches and snow on temples for the first time in their lives.
We should have kept an accurate count of just how much pizza was consumed. I'm really certain it constituted the bulk of Sam, Henry and Doug's diet for a week. Luckily we balanced that out with breakfasts of ...
... telling in a culture. In most cases, where the most power lies, the most rich culture lies also. For a culture to invest so much in theatre productions does not diminish a society for focusing on non-necessities, but instead shows the power and influence of a society. It shows great power that a society had the leisure and luxury of investing in the arts. The Greeks started this ...
Today we travelled from Taormina (left about 10.30am) to Palermo with Carmelo who was a great driver. He brought us safely to excelsior palace after about 3 hours. We had a bit of a walk around Palermo before heading out for dinner. It is sometimes an interesting experience with the ...
Today we had a fairly leisurely morning before heading out for lunch to a nice ristorante "Grandula" with a nice view. We then caught a taxi and checked out the harbour down the hill which we have been viewing all week. We also viewed the first Greek colony of Sicily founded in 734BC by ...
... have and it was worth every mouthful!! (Photo) We then caught a taxi to Castelmola which is a village up on a hill from where we are. It was up yet another windy road to the top but beautiful views. We had a nice lunch before exploring the streets and Castello or castle which you can see from the photos. We then headed back to Taormina for a bit more ...
Other places to stay in Taormina
Via Pirandello 39, Taormina | 3 star villafrom $172
Leonardo da Vinci 25, Taormina | Villafrom $94
51493 Highway 395, Lee Vining | Condofrom $117
Via San Pancrazio 25/27, Taormina | 3 star villafrom $112
August-Bebel-Strasse 1, Lichtenwalde | 4 star hotelfrom $95
Nazionale 101, Taormina | Villafrom $90