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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- TV Channel One Russia
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... a swim in at one of the beaches.
It was a beautiful hike through and along the wetlands and rugged shoreline. While no flamingoes were in sight, we saw plenty of herons and cormorants and a number of LBJ's. The old tuna factory was interesting. It had apparently been in use for several hundred years right up until 1944. Enough of the old building, ovens and waterways remain ...
... it ain't there. Second, don't even think of touching that peach unless you're really into high drama and being ostracized in public. Tell the man (yup, they're all men) what you want. (Hold up your thumb for one. If you hold up your index finger he will assume the thumb, and you just bought two.) Once the man knows what you want, he will place it in a bag and take your pennies. You will bite into it ...
... 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 ...
... come back in an hour or so to get one for ourselves. We made it about 40 meters before we both simultaneously realized that it would be too risky to wait (we'd been burned by midday siesta closures already) so we went strait back and got in line. Got our sandwich, bought a bottle of wine and took it back to the rooftop terrace of our B&B for lunch. Fantastic.
One of the more unusual and interesting sites in Ortigia is the Casa Bianca ...
... the countryside of hills, volcanic rocks, which farmers over the centuries have built into dry stone walls, orchards of olives, oranges, lemons, 'greenhouses' (poly tunnels) growing a wide variety of vegetables, including aubergine and tomatoes, and the fields of recently planted artichokes. Our views included steep hills with towns or villages perched on the top, which ...