Oceano & Mare
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Did you know that Sicily has more Ancient Greek temples than Greece? I'll bet you did. I seem to recall from the depths of school learning that fact. We spent the day wandering ancient Agrakas, an opulent city which is the most significant ancient site in Sicily.
It is called the Valley of the Temples but it is not really a valley but a number of Greek Doric temples that stand imposingly on a ...
... some of the equipment from local "entrepreneurs " and the medical staff limped on. Evidently the Canadian medical equipment did not end up at the same place as the medical team. Dr. Bonnell, Lois's dad, had to develop his x-ray film in the basement of the hospital in Catania where it was the coolest. It was a hot July in Sicily in 1943.
So as we have been travelling along we have occasionally talked about 70 years ago. But today Gela just didn't do it for ...
... Perhaps 30 mins later, the outdoor area was a good half inch deep, and I was pleased to be wearing shoes, not sandals. I still hadn't been given my bill - the poor waiters were run off their feet. It would have been easy to escape, but I'd enjoyed my second meal at the Ferro di Cavallo, so I just gave the cashier what I thought I owed. With the rain easing a little, I ran the 700 metres back to Via Divisi, pursued all the while by umbrella-wallahs. Morning brought blue skies ...
... closed - and actually looked closed down. So grumpily we trudged back to the car to think of plan b. When we got there, a guy directing parking traffic (we think he is employed by the local restaurants and bars) told us that the restaurant would open in about half an hour. All good, we closed up the car again and went into the closest bar for a drink. After our drink we went back to the Mata Hari - an Italian restaurant with an Indian name and strong American ...
... night before. The waiter even went out of his way to arrange a platter of cold meats and cheeses, when he found out that the melon for our prosciutto e melone was unripe. Good for him, ever better for us. We took the rest of our pizza with us on our overnight train ride back to Rome.
(Last little kick when we were already down? Our train compartment was GUASTO. Luckily the train attendant had checked before we got fully settled in!)