Giuggiulena Bed and Breakfast
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Today is beach day, but before going to the beach we would visit a small town (old fisherman village) called Marzememi. first of all the trip that looked easy on the map turned out to be a long trip through forgotten streets in the middle of nowhere. Anyway ultimately we got where we needed to be. As such a nice village, but of this 'old fisherman village' little was left. It looked very touristic (nothing wrong with that) plenty of ...
... we took the bus to Ortegia, which is the old part of Syracuse with a number of churches (had you thought differently) a number of palazzos, (had you thought differently) and small and dark streets with room for a scooter at best, but where the Sicilians would drive a car. It was a good idea to use the bus to get there as the streets where very small and traffic was limited. The walk was nice and specifically the ...
... for the parking then, but the downside is that is deadly hot at that time. Modica is one of these towns like Ragusa where we have an old and a new part – all related to the same quake. Lots of churches, lots of stairs in the city, long walks up and down and damn difficult to get a nice picture of the nice things you see. We had lunch in a small place with a typical Modican dish (some kind of pizza but rolled with ...
... and a sophisticated urban population witnessed the birth of comic Greek theatre. The great Greek philosopher, poet, lawyer and politician Cicero described Syracuse as "The greatest Greek city and most beautiful of them all". The city was home also to the genius mathematician and engineer Archimedes*.
In 211 BC the Romans invaded Syracuse, breaching the defences so ingeniously devised by Archimedes and taking control. The city became part of the ...
... and olive oil and wine sampling house.
Upon arrival, we were serenaded from a balcony by a guitar strumming seņorita and were met by another, who is the enthusiastic current owner.
She welcomed us and provided an engaging history of the local olive oil and wine making businesses.
After enjoying ...