Algila Ortigia Charme Hotel
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... Wonderful resort in a beautiful setting. Great way to start our visit to Sicily. The next day we drove north up the sea coast to Siracusa. A stop along the Mediterranean coast to feed Magnolia and we feasted on bread, and wine with a gelato. Perfect Italian lunch. Siracusa is a bustling harbor city with a diversity of architecture including Christian, ...
Challenges:$3200 --- +$7200
Spent on plane tickets to equidor: $2658 --- $ 4542
Europe to US dollars 1 euro = 1.36 US dollars
Country cash ...
... hypothesising what I should do if my eyeball juice was to freeze over.
Later in the week I moved on to Taormina, a city settled by the Greeks, on the otherside of Etna. I was the only one at my hostel, run by an old Italian man who was the most Italian Italian I've ever met, think Mario, the Godfather and the Dolmio guy rolled into one. In the few days I was at Gianni's home, we cooked Sicilian food, picked oranges from the garden ...
Waking up around 7 am, I worked on my blog from the previous day, got ready, and went to the kitchen for breakfast. It was just me in there. I enjoyed an amazing donut type thing. There was so much food but the donut was all I could eat. The kitty came down and we played for a good 30 minutes until the children called him back up.
Out in the sunshine, I walked towards the fish market. It was another beautiful day. I ...
... place; something I haven't seen in Italy. I wanted to warm up so I ordered a pizza. Did I mention everything is much cheaper here? It is. So far, I have enjoyed sicilian food and prices much more than in Rome.
I was worn so I headed back to my B&B and talked to my mom until I feel asleep. That was my first day in Catania/last day in Taormina. :)
Woah, my blogs are getting long.. so sorry! I will try to write more to the point next time.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet