B&B Caravaggio

Via Cairoli n.8, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy | 3 star b&b
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Ortigia, Siracusa

A travel blog entry by margarnold on Oct 07, 2014

32 photos

... to quarry for the rocks to build city walls!) There's a fantastic Greek Theatre, with seating hewn out of the rock. Aeschylus' tragedies were performed here with him in attendance. Plato is thought to have spoken here too. There's a huge limestone quarry, which provided all the stone for the ancient city, and catacombs where 7000 war prisoners were held after the 413BC Syracuse v Athens war. As you can tell, I was quite intrigued by this site, and its history, ...

No room at the inn

A travel blog entry by taniap on Sep 19, 2014

2 comments, 4 photos

... window to wait and we were offered the room. It wasn't ideal but by that time we'd had enough so took it. G had a double bed, I had a fold out ottoman that I helped make up. Sheets and pillow, no blankets or cover. Bathroom was accessed by walking through the communal kitchen. No lock on our room door. Whatever. We got a little sleep that night and looked forward to moving tomorrow. Anyway I BOUGHT THE BEST BOOTS ...

Catania, Italy

A travel blog entry by 3beansabroad on Sep 18, 2014

10 photos

... salt to dress myself and homemade ravioli with yellow pumpkin, artichokes, stone bass, shrimp and fennel with a very light seafood marinara. Absolutely fabulous and I nearly fell forward, asleep in my pasta. They even comped me warm chocolate cake sprinkled with ground pistachios which I was almost to exhausted to eat, but my rock-solid commitment to chocolate won out.

Tomorrow I meet up with Lucy and will hopefully have the energy to climb Mt ...

Catania, Sicily

A travel blog entry by craigang58 on Sep 10, 2014

60 photos

... wondered for a time what the "eels" where that our very good guide was referring to. It turned out to be hills. It seems Sicilians cannot sound the letter "h". On the subject of summer, almost every dwelling has Venetian type shutters on the outside of the windows, clearly to block out the sunlight. And for the trivial pursuiters, this is where ice cream was invented by the Arabs, who mixed honey and cream with snow from Etna to try to preserve it for a time. The ...

Bonus Day!

A travel blog entry by skyisblu on Sep 03, 2014

2 comments, 13 photos

... and this one could only take us to ANOTHER shuttle, which MIGHT be the right one...


(INTERMISSION: So this is where Mario and I realize that we were incredibly spoiled with the super-efficient, super-fast and super-punctual transit systems of Japan.)



So why visit Ortigia? Well, the city - no, more like a neighborhood - is this pretty little maze of laneways and alleyways all twisted together and put on ...