Pen, last month I was in Messina,and we did an excursion that took us to Taormina. This has to be one of the prettiest places I have ever seen. The picture below is just a hint of it's captivating beauty. .
We also went to Dubrovnik,and what a fabulpous city this was. We did a Jewish Heritage tour, and then, toured the old city...just fabulous. I have some pictures in the gallery, titled Trip's Magic. Check it out.. if you click on this picture it, it will also take you to the gallery Here is a taste of Taormina, which also has an ancient Greek theater.