• Trips to Italy

    SICILY – Part 5

    Castelmola, perhaps the most beautiful village on Sicily, is situated on a mountaintop, 450 meters over the sea, offering great 360° views for example over Taormina and to Etna.   Taormina is also set on a cliff, overviewing the sea. It is a cosy, yet touristic city. Lots of souvenir shops and many nice restaurants. We also walked through the peaceful Lady Trevelyan Park. Taormina…

  • Trips to Italy

    Sicily – Part 1

    Yes!, we went to Sicily for a short Easter holiday with our son and daughter-in-law, to celebrate the upcoming 50 years birthday of Lene 🙂. The first days we stayed at the wine resort Barone di Villagrande on the eastern slopes of Mount Etna, the most active volcano of the world. What a pick; the service from the very late evening arrival to departure was perfect,…