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Teatro Greco, Taormina

Taormina to Siracusa

May 14th 2015
Taormina to Ortigia We had a short trip to the Aeolian island of Lipari. (Lipari is a small island which is easily navigated in a day or two. The volcanic chain is punctuated by the puffs coming from the nearby Stromboli and Vulcano islands. ) Back on the mainland, we headed straight to Taormina a rather ritzy place perched spectacularly on the cliff tops. We caught the local bus up to a sma ... read more
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Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
14th May 2015

Wow Hillary, I can taste the tomatoes, yum. Beautifully written, feel like we are seeing it through your eyes, love to you both,,continue to enjoy x,jeanette

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