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Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Crystallized basalt formations on the floor of the gorge provide evidence that the gorge was formed when lava from an eruption of Munt Vesuvius crossed the path of the Alcantara River

Though I wasn’t lucky enough to witness a live eruption of Mount Etna, a visit to the Alc√†ntara Gorge provided a striking example of the effects of such a catastrophic event....

Alcantara Gorge, Sicily, Italy

Click on above photo to view it in large format: On the island of Sicily, Italy, lies the Alcantara Gorge, created when an ancient eruption of Mount Etna crossed the icy...

n the narrow cobbestone streets of Taormina, Sicily, mopeds are a preferred means of getting around

Click on above photo to view it in large format: With its narrow cobblestone lanes and thick crowds of tourists, he preferred method of transportation in Taormina, Italy is mopeds. This...

Fresh catch of the day on display at one of the many restaurants in Taormina, Sicily

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Fresh caught seafood on display at one of the many restaurants in Taormina, Sicily allows diners to choose their dinner.

View frm Isola Bella Island, looking toward thecliffs upon which the town of Taormina, Sicily perches

Click on above photo to view it in large format: View of the coastal highway and cliffs of the town of Taormina, Sicily, from Isola Bella Island, which can be reached...

Beaches and cove at Isola Bella Bay, at the foot of the cliffs in Taormina, Italy

Click on above photo to view it in large format: Taromina, Sicily, sits high atop rock cliffs, overlooking the beaches of Isola Bella Bay and pretty little Isola Bella Island. Access...