Follow us on Facebook! The city of Messina, Sicily Janis and I near Gardini Naxos The Gival Jewels Factory is in a beautiful Italian heritage home. Even the front yard sports some marble statuary. The chandelier in the lobby. An artisan at work. Stark landscape near the Sylvestri Crater on Mount Etna. Janis with a giant lava boulder. Walking around the Sylvestri Crater (on the left). The car park area is on the leftover the lava field. You can see a plume of mist on the left from a steam vent. Lots of trails to walk here. The Sylvestri Crater immediately in the foreground. The long winding road back down to sea level. Many small towns and vineyards along the way. Follow us on Facebook!