B&B Al Mercato di Ortigia
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking rooms
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... quickly, realize that the restaurant thinks you are really stupid enough to pay more than double what you would pay in the store. Decide they are right and order the wine, at the same time deciding you really don't need to pay the phone bill every month.
The Sicilian Way to buy Wine in a Restaurant: Decide what you will be eating. Carefully peruse the wine list for a bottle that ...
... gearbox and properly spaced foot-pedals, making redlining and gear-shifting on the tight and steep roads pure joy). But hey, the freedom thing still applies.
And the countryside is gorgeous. Much of Sicily is very rugged terrain, whether along the shoreline or far inland. We traveled the narrow, steep and windy roads, stopping in the little villages ...
... Sorry, honey. Just kidding, of course.
But seriously, Sicily is relatively affordable, much more so than I assumed when planning this trip. The food is fantastic, the wine ranges from very good and cheap to outstanding and still pretty cheap. The cities are interesting with lots to do and the countryside is gorgeous. The beaches are nice and the water warm. People are friendly, helpful, interesting and a kick to simply observe (wherever ...
... wealthy Benedictine monastery of Catania figured out what was happening in time to enlist enough of the townspeople to build a diversion wall around the monastery which protected it from destruction. How is it possible they were able to save their building but not the 12,000 poor souls who perished in what must have been hell on earth? Perhaps a little monk-ey business. Anyway, the monks probably got what was coming to them when they were ...
... working museum. My only grip is the place is rather dirty, it seems there cannot be any deterrents to litter. There is litter everywhere, plus you must be careful walking on the footpaths as people do not pick up after their dog does a ****.
One thing i have noticed is that it is rare to see an undamaged car. From dents to scratches, from old to new, all have some sort of accident damage.
Have been lucky with the weather, every day has been in the mid 20's, and cools off ...