To make good on that promise, here are some pictures I took in Taormina. This beautiful medieval town is situated about an hour's drive from Messina, along the coast of Sicily. The quiet charm of the town (despite the thousands of tourists that can descend upon it every day) made me want to stay for a week, a month, a whole summer.
The landscape is dominated by Mount Etna (a quite
The picturesque main square
The narrow streets invite exploration
Wrought iron ornamentation on the buildings
Old bell and ceramic sign
Yachts down below
Plants abound on balconies
Closeup of ceramic ornamental statue of the
View with Mt Etna in the background
Old and new buildings coexist
Note the funky plant in the middle
Welcome cold water on a hot day
A great old light fixture
A living balcony
These are just a few of the wonderful pictures I have taken. It was a hot clear day and just perfect for photos. I wish we could have stayed till sunset, it must be magical in there. Arrivederci Taormina, I can't wait to see you again!