B&B Sognando Ortigia
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... wondered for a time what the "eels" where that our very good guide was referring to. It turned out to be hills. It seems Sicilians cannot sound the letter "h". On the subject of summer, almost every dwelling has Venetian type shutters on the outside of the windows, clearly to block out the sunlight. And for the trivial pursuiters, this is where ice cream was invented by the Arabs, who mixed honey and cream with snow from Etna to try to preserve it for a time. The ...
... side. Everything was prepared simply, with very discernible ingredients, and nothing was overly fancy for no reason. It was all just, well, yum.
We finished the evening with a stroll through a small piazza, where the locals were watching a friendly football game between Germany and Argentina on big screens, and stopped at the neighborhood pasticceria for two freshly-filled cannoli. Oh, and Argentina kicked Germany's
... around town. We window-shopped along Via Etnea and laughed at university students trying to accumulate "Free Hugs" from the crowd. We sat on the edge of the Fontana dell'Elefanti, devouring our first taste of Arancini al Ragu. We marveled at the sparse interior of the Duomo, and their grandness of the Teatro Bellini. We discovered that the boardwalk along the coast of Catania SUCKS, mainly because between it and the beauty of the ...
... 4 sacrifice n greek teatro. A long road with caves/rooms in the side cliff for storing bodies.
Lots of other natural displays but ended with the supposed tomb of archimedes.
Back to our little haven of Ortigia 4 siesta n drinks.
Stroll around the water front n down a few alleys to a little restaurant.
Sardines 4 me squid ink pasta 4 jeff , unfortunately I didn't take my tablet so cannot send u an image!!
keeping up our fluids.
Ann n ...
... didn't dissapoint! They were huge and delicious! After that I went back home and saw there were 3 new girls in my hostel room! I started talking to them and found the were from Switzerland! My favourite place! We talked for a while and they asked me to come for dinner with them. I was not hungry at all after my arancini ball but could use the company and they seemed like the type of people I would get along with. We went downstairs to the same restaurant as last night and I just ...