Travel Blogs from Taormina
When I packed for 16 days split between Switzerland and Sicily, I packed the jackets and the long underwear for the Alps. But on the 30th and 31st of December, we found ourselves in the midst of the storm of the century on Sicily, normally a sunny Mediterranean melting pot and place of epic history writ by people who wore sandals year round. To withstand the fierce wind and whiteout snow in the Piazza del Duomo of Siricusa, we wore ...
... 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 ...
... but tonight was very interesting. We had no idea what we had ordered for dinner, it was hard to get an English translation but all in all it wasn't too bad. Neil and I really enjoyed our steaks with mushrooms and John and Maxine enjoyed their seafood pasta!! We had lots of laughs over the ...
... Chalcis in Euboea and Naxos in the Cyclades. We then headed back for a gelato and coffee at G&C before our last walk down the mall. Neil bought a "man bag" and new wallet!! Shock horror!! We had a wine and watched the passing parade on our last night in Taormina. Tomorrow we head for ...
... 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
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