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Mount Etna, and a Mountain of Wine

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We woke to the sort of view you get on a long haul flight – you draw back the window blind and find yourself staring down on clouds and the vast array of colours produced as the rising sun breaks the horizon. Very beautiful. It didn’t turn out to be quite as cold as forecast so we were quite happy…. Read more »

A Walk to Isola Bella

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Another sunny day, another change to do a bit more washing, this time the duvet covers got a dunking and we are now caught up on that front. We headed out on foot back toward Taormina, up the hill into the town (done with some pace on my part for its aerobic benefits – made me good a sweaty I… Read more »

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 »