Travel Blogs from Taormina
... nowhere! We did a few blocks to see if the restaurant was nearby but soon gave up and turned back for the hotel. Luckily, Jo had just finished telling me that the name of the restaurant had something to do with 900 . On the way back, craning my head to see if the turn demanded by Google was physically possible, I spied a large "something-900-something" sign floating above the road. I turned the impossible turn into a neat bit of parking, turned off the ignition, and announced ...
... the views are amazing and it's a fun ride! Once up there, it's full of shops, restaurants, cafes, cobble stone streets, etc... Steven notices a barber shop and decides to get a haircut from Saro. He does a great job and hubby is a happy man! It's really warm today, the hottest day so far, but it's not as sunny. There's more clouds and glare in the sky compared to the other days, but it's not ...
... have karaoke as the singing is really shocking. Thank god we have thick glass and we don't have to listen to drunk Italians that think they sound good.
Back to our night. We went to the Teatro Greco and it was magnificent. For 8 Euros each we had the most amazing musical talent playing 18th century music. It was very humbling to sit in such an old historic site and listen to the music we did as the sun set. Truly a memorable event!
... is looking after mum. We just didn't buy anything for ourselves. Cme back down on cable cars and mucked about talking to hotel staff as they are fun and nice and then checked email Eric and it wa time to go to dinner. Just went next door. Nice enough. Met a hanky couple from Ohio. They were nice enough but she as a but intense and kept talking about the obamacare health system and it got a bit much after a while. Colette and I left and went home and then Vince ...
... like, "of course you are!" It was a very funny way to start our trip.
We weren't exactly sure where we were going in Taormina, and we were all just so hungry and totally dragging. We finally found our way to Corso Umberto, although we took the scenic route! We saw a little restaurant, Tutti Cca' that was nestled up on a little street and decided to eat there. We shared a Sicilian plate of cured meats and I ordered a Caprese salad. ...
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