Travel Blogs from Taormina
... the girls had dashed off to slide and ride, the lounger police came and demanded to see proof of my tickets to lounge in loungers 1, 2 and 3...... We saw a lot of him over the course of the day as he unceremoniously bounced various unsuspecting grandparents, teenagers, young parents who sat down briefly to tie a shoelace, catch their breath, comfort a terrified child....... rulios are rulios, I suppose!
Still, it was a fantastic way to spend ...
... that gather in the evenings, here and in other towns we have visited. They sit and chat amongst themselves, raucously greeting newcomers with kisses and back-beating hugs and ogling women that pass by. They are wonderful to watch, but I'm curious...... Where are all the old women? At home, cooking? Looking after grandchildren? Run off with the pool boy? Swimming with the ...
... 3 disjointed legs and a Gorgon's head. He gave us a map of Castiglione di Sicilia and sold us some jewellery made from volcanic material.
Upwards and onwards we traipsed, with the Italian soundtrack of wails and groans getting louder and louder, until we finally made it to the top near Castel Leone, 10 minutes before they closed for lunch. Nestled atop a high rocky outcrop, it served as a guarding post thousands of years ago. It has an incredible ...
... It is a fantastic hotel, quiet and the room is very spacious. However we will only be here one night as our tour of Sicily commences in the morning. We went walking around Catania and though it is very neglected you can see the old beautiful city it use to be. We assume there is a lack of money being spent on the city which is a shame. Or maybe the mafia are controlling everything!!! The first corner we turned we found some old ruins that use ...
When I was making my summer plans over the spring months, I of course wanted to include some relaxing beach time. I made plans to go with a friend to Mykonos in early July and figured that would suffice (in addition to weekly trips to Santa Severa beach outside Rome). Something that I was also planned for the summer was to visit in old teaching buddy who now lives in Zurich. Was going to do that a few days after Madrid.
Other places to stay in Taormina
Via Pirandello 39, Taormina | 3 star villafrom $172
Leonardo da Vinci 25, Taormina | Villafrom $94
Via Nazionale 153, Taormina | Villafrom $117
Via San Pancrazio 25/27, Taormina | 3 star villafrom $112
Nazionale, 173 loc. Spisone, Taormina | 1 star villafrom $95
Nazionale 101, Taormina | Villafrom $90