Messina, Sicily - 5 August 2010

Messina between 06:15 & 16:00, 5 August 2010
A visit to the Silvestri Craters, Mt Etna.
Views of Messina & the Straits
Passing Stromboli
For the many ferries, please see http://public.fotki.com/Magwa/cruising/msc-splendida-julya/cruise-ships-ferrie/messina-sicily-5-au/

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Mt Etna - Silvestri Craters - 5 August 2010
Aug 5, 2010

The quite dramatic landscape of Mt Etna's 2002 lava flow and Silvestri Craters. There is a visitors centre here with restaurants/gift shops and a cable car to go further up Mt Etna weather permitting.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Etna
http://sicilyguide.com/what-to-do/mount-etna/
http://www.photovolcanica.com/VolcanoInfo/Etna/Etna.html

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Views of Messina - 5 August 2010
Aug 5, 2010

Just a few photos of Messina's Skyline as we arrive and depart aboard MSC SPLENDIDA.
Early morning 06:45, Afternoon 16:00 5 August 2010
Buildings noted:- Cathedral of Messina - Duomo di Messina, Church of Christ the King & a few poor images through a window of the Astronomical Clock [one of the largest in the World] in the Cathedral's bell tower as we passed by. [For ferry details please see other albums]

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Stromboli - 5 August 2010
Aug 5, 2010

Passing Stromboli 18:00 - 18:30 5 August 2010
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stromboli

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