TRAVEL PICTURES of
SARA and MACK in
October 10-24, 2005
MESSINA, ITALY (Sicily)
Bus ride to Taormina
(700 feet above the sea) to visit Palazzo Corvaja.
Taormina's many 14th- and 15th-century palaces have been carefully preserved.
Especially beautiful is the Palazzo Corvaja, with characteristic black-lava and
white-limestone inlays. Today it houses the tourist office and the
Museo di Arte e Storia Popolare, which has a collection of cribs, carts, puppets, and folk art.
Walk thru narrow, cobblestone street and shop around
Entrance to Ancient Greek-Roman Theatre built in 3rd Century
Enjoy lunch of traditional Sicilian cuisine in the village of Zafferana
Journey on to Mt. Etna, Europe's tallest and most active volcano that has erupted
over 130 times in recorded history.