Travel Blogs from Taormina
... as I had The Police "Wrapped Around Your Finger" on endless loop in my head for the whole day. Its a big island, and we had 6 hours. We had booked an Etna tour before we left home, and I was hoping it was going to be ok. We hadn't used any of the cruise shore trips and I was dreading a day of standing in line with hordes of retiree age cripples shuffling about. Anyway, it was bloody awesome. The drive is like ...
... 8364;8, bargain and delicious, I had spaghetti and clams. Afternoon siesta as shops are closed from 1pm to 5pm. Bought some items for dinner in our room. A great day. 12.11.14 Cefalu Sicily. Good nights sleep and a nice breakfast. Headed into the old town for some shopping and look around, had a coffee in the Piazza where a couple of tours came through. We spoke to a couple of tourists who said they were on a tour from the Queen Mary 2, Cunard cruise berthed in Palermo. We ...
... It then took me an hour walking around the town asking different people and having to go back to the vets to find the pharmacy to get the prescription - yes the pharmacy where we would get medicine for ourselves also sell the dog medicine - after 3 pharmacies I got it !!! Tia's eye looks better after one dose so sure will be better ...
... Taormina is today a touristy, glitzy hill town...stylish but unreal...and I read very unSicilian. Well I get that with all the label stores on the stroll. I am thinking rather than the first town we visit in Sicily it should be the last! Literally I think everything from an elevation point of view will be down hill from here? I also read that local gossip has it that the town is uncontaminated by corruption because even the Mafia likes ...
... of us voted to go back to the freeway. Gary's GPS gave up on us. We circled back along through the towns by the waterfront...I mean we could see the ferries, but could not find how to get to the dock. finally Gary spied a faded and weather beaten sign which had both port and tourista on it so we drove down and onto the dock, bought our €40 ticket for car and four passengers, rolled on, third from last car.
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