Monthly Archives: January 2014

Italian Style in Taormina

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Taormina is, according to the guidebooks, a trendy place to come and be seen. We found a campsite in Giardini-Naxos, a couple of miles along the coast, that is an absolute bargain. €6 per night, including electric and wifi, although the latter isn’t up to much, very flakey and slow, but it does for most things. We are packed in… Read more »

Over the Hills and into Sicily

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We tickled the sole of Italy’s foot as we made our way further south. We stopped in the town of Gerace, a medieval hill town on the evening of New Years Day. It’s castle sits perched upon a rocky outcrop and the rest of the town clings to the edges, and it affords some excellent views of the surrounding hills… Read more »