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Well, I lied. We didn't cruise around the Egadi Islands but we did cruise the Mediterranean. We set off from a pretty little fishing port called, Castellammare del Golfo (big name for a little town). We hugged the coast (mainland), cruising through the Zingaro Marine Nature Reserve, past the village of Scopello (on my itinerary for next visit to Sicily) and the faraglioni rocks to the very touristy town of San Vito Lo Capo.
The Mediterranean Sea is such ...
... have breakfast and booked me into a little self catering apartment which was half the price of any available hotel. The cleaning lady was still there but they allowed me to go in and leave my stuff. After a shower, change of clothes and quick sink-wash of my undies, I went out for a stroll and sampled a Sicilian sandwich, which seems to be pastry in a bun... There may have been potato in the pastry, I'm not sure!
I explored the supermarket, but ...
... br> I've just added Erice and Segesta to my next trip to Sicily.
Next time I come to Sicily (and there will be a next time) I'm going to do a landscape tour because it is just spectacular and never disappoints no matter where we travel in Sicily. This is definitely the time of year to come to Sicily. The days are warm and dry, and the countryside so green with all the flowers in bloom.
On Monday I arrived just outside of castellammare del golfo, a small town an hour and half out of Palermo. I'm staying with a guy originally from Naples called Giodarno, who I think built the house himself, or at least the !majority of it, and is constantly constructing different parts of the building. There is a Swedish guy who has been here for the last month and a Polish guy who I think has been here around 3 months but was here originally around ...
... any door knobs despite the very many ceramic shops. I will just have to go back to Florence.
Still hugging the coast, we stopped for lunch at Vittorio's restaurant in Porto Palo - the same restaurant that featured in the TV series, "Sicily Unpacked". Everyone was very excited about going to this restaurant for lunch because they had all watched the series and the episode that featured Vittorio. I couldn't share in their enthusiasm because I had never watched ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting