Mt Etna, Taormina, Greek Theatre, Sicily September 18th 2016 Day 8….. with the last bit of day 7
I’ve started doing these blogs on the day as for the next few days, I am leaving the ship early, (about 8am and getting back close to 6.
Late yesterday, the PA announced that the entertainment, a juggler had managed to get to the ship, alas, his juggling props had missed the boat….. He lost his balls? Anyway, the nightly entertainment was hurriedly ... read more
Europe » Italy » Sicily » Taormina 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
My first solo trip was 2016 and it happened to be Europe.
I flew to Greece (via Changi & Dubai) to meet a cruise from Piraeus, Greece to Barcelona, Spain, with stops at Rhodes, Greece; Malta, Siciliy, three other ports in Italy and Marseilles, France.
From Barcelona (staying overnight), I travelled by very fast train to Montpellier, France, (staying overnight) and on to Nice. After 2 nights at Nice with a day trip to Monaco. Then I flew to Greece for 2 nights in Athens and then home via Dubai and Kuala Lumpar.
........ all by myself!
Fast forward to 2017 and I am planning anothe... full info