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Taormina, Italy

Taormina, Italy

By on Apr 27, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In Taormina our beautiful weather streak took a serious turn for the worse. Taormina, supposedly one of the most picturesque parts of Sicily, was barely¬† visible through the fog. Did i mention it was raining the whole time too? This didn’t stop us from our tours though. First we went to an Ancient Greek amphitheater which was clearly different from the Roman...

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Marsala and Agrigento, Italy

Marsala and Agrigento, Italy

By on Apr 25, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Our next overnight stop was Agrigento on the south western coast of Sicily. But first we made a stop in Marsala on the way to see how sea salt is captured and dried. I bought some mixed with sage as an edible souvenir. In Agrigento we did a tour with a local guide through the ancient greek city of Agrigento (formerly Agrigakas). Being the non history buff that I am...

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