Ortigia Sea View B & B
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
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After a few weeks in Sicily I'm starting to figure a few things out. It's becoming clear that there is a Right Way to do things (aka, the "American Way"), and then there is the Sicilian Way. Here are a few examples.
The Right Way to buy Fruits and Vegetables: Walk into the supermarket. If it's November then it's the perfect time to buy some asparagus because you'll be helping the ...
... supplies and then finding a scenic little spot to enjoy our lunch.
We arrived in Noto late afternoon, checked onto our B&B, and wandered through the town. Like most of the towns and cities in southeastern Sicily, Noto was destroyed by the huge earthquake of 1693. It was rebuilt in the baroque architectural style popular at the time, using the ...
... and stamping his feet. His female companion was obviously trying to calm him down, to no avail. We finally worked up the courage to ask the price of a couple of canvasses of interest. More expensive than we had hoped, for pieces we didn't like as much as those in our room, and I wasn't about to try to negotiate with this madman. Probably should have bought something, because I'm convinced this guy will someday cut off one of his ears, or worse.
... quality and on upholding the Sicilian culinary traditions, ensure the food in the markets is as good as it can get. We have certainly been beneficiaries, not only through our enjoyment of the food we buy in the markets, but also the smaller, family run restaurants we have found with the help of our B&B hosts and others. The freshness and top quality of the food in these restaurants has been outstanding and prices incredibly reasonable. ...
... 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 ...