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... a nice and open square (who wants to eat in an open square in the middle of the sun at 35 degrees ?
We strolled through the village and then went to the beach.
Beaching seems to be a life style for most Sicilians, after some extensive searching we found a nice spot, where there were not too many weeds in the sea and installed ourselves amongst the locals.
The sea was beautiful, the water was warm - really warm- beach was sandy and you could walk for ...
... 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 ...
... to old. Both parts are baroc style.
To get from new to old you have to go down a number of stairs to get in that old piece of town – of course coming back you have to get up these stairs again. Exercise guaranteed.
It is a very nice view when you walk from one part to the other. Both ‘cities’ are glued to a mountain and look fabulous from the other part of the city. As usual a lot of churches and as usual very ...
... font-family: Arial;">So now I'm off to Catania again for a couple of nights, it will be a different view of the city from a hostel rather than the hotel, so am looking forward to going back without trying to squeeze everything in and this time plan to "do" Etna as I know i will regret it if I don't.
Ciao for now. X