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May 8, 2007 - Milazzo & the festival of San Francesco di Paolo!
May 8 - Tuesday - Taoramina, then Milazzo When we arrived in Milazzo, we went straight to the tourist info office. And were glad that we did, because we got the info we needed about boats to the islands, and we were led from the info office to the Cassisi hotel next door, where our temporary guide arranged a very good deal for us in this beautiful hotel. The exterior is a baroque building on the major shopping street, one block from the harbour. The interior is ultra-modern Italian, very sophisticated, with less than 20 lovely rooms and all...Jump to full entry
Sep 1, 2005 - Messina, Italy
Messina is located on Sicily and is quite lovely. We took a shore excursion, which took us to a winery up in the hills, along the way up to Mt. Etna...we seem to really enjoy these volcanoes! The winery was nice...right at the top of a mountain with the vineyards along the hills. It was quite green, although we were told that the rain doesn't come too often. We were treated to an amazing lunch, which consisted of homemade pasta noodles with red sauce, salad, olives, tomatoes...and of course a wine tasting! The wine was tasty, but not as...Jump to full entry