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... island connected to Siracusa by a bridge. Think of it like Venice without the canals. As such, it is easy to just wander around, get lost, then keep walking until finding the waterfront, because it is an island and one can never really get lost with such finite possibilities.
Mario and I took the opportunity to wander, visiting the Duomo and piazza, checking out the small beach full of VERY browned locals. We tried some granita, a ...
Met at the bus stop by my phone ringing. Roberto piled us all plus bags into his little merc, I was sitting on graham bag.
Apartment lovely but quite a few step, 4th floor. Lucky Roberto carried jen n my bags. Fabulous balcony/roon top patio were we breakfast watching the rich n famous in their yachts.
Only 28/30 here - cool.
Walked to the parque archeologico. Huge greek/roman ruins in the middle of the new city.
roman roads, huge ...
We woke up a little earlier today to make the hour long trip to Noto, famous for its Baroque architecture, almonds and the gelateria that purportedly makes the best ice-cream in the world! I have to bribe the girls with either the promise of shopping or something nice to eat if I expect them to traipse through Duomo after Duomo, or climb unendingly steep hills in search of castles and mosaics. I cunningly kept the address of Gelateria Costanza until the end of our visit, ...
... It had to be rebuilt after an earthquake in 1653 and besides beautiful churches, has various cave dwellings that were inhabited as late as the 1950s. A beautiful town! We had an expensive, but not particularly remarkable dinner at Osteria Tre Colli, followed by the most magnificent gelato -Paolo's pistachio gelato was like peanut butter in terms of it nuttiness and consistency.... Divine!
Tomorrow, we are waking up a little earlier to go to Noto before ...
After an early start and a lovely breakfast, we set out in a very comfortable tour bus for Siracusa. We visited the archaelogical area including the famous Dyionisios "Ear". This site has the third largest roman arena in Italy behind the colloseum in Rome and the arena in Verona. We visited a huge quarry from which a lot of the stone had been sourced for Greek and Roman structures in the area. The quarry is now ...
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