Residence Hotel Alla Giudecca
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Refrigerator in room
- Multilingual staff
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... every so often, build dikes and dams so we can keep our feet dry. The fish won't like it much, but why do you think God invented factory trawlers?
The Sicilian Way to Build a City: Build it on top of a hill, idiota. Farmland is for food. What, you don't like to eat? You mama droppa you onna you head?
The Right Way to Elect your Leaders: Don't get me started.
... independence thing and spur-of-the-moment decision-making do provide a different kind of freedom in travel.
Our car is a Lancia Ypsilon. Twelve-hundred cc's of brute power (just don't turn on the AC if you want to make it up the next hill). Not nearly as much fun to drive as the equally under-powered Fiat Punto we rented in Tuscany way back in 1998 (it had ...
... Sorry, honey. Just kidding, of course.
But seriously, Sicily is relatively affordable, much more so than I assumed when planning this trip. The food is fantastic, the wine ranges from very good and cheap to outstanding and still pretty cheap. The cities are interesting with lots to do and the countryside is gorgeous. The beaches are nice and the water warm. People are friendly, helpful, interesting and a kick to simply observe (wherever ...
... wealthy Benedictine monastery of Catania figured out what was happening in time to enlist enough of the townspeople to build a diversion wall around the monastery which protected it from destruction. How is it possible they were able to save their building but not the 12,000 poor souls who perished in what must have been hell on earth? Perhaps a little monk-ey business. Anyway, the monks probably got what was coming to them when they were ...
I will miss the very laid back lifestyle of the Aeolian Islands. The next destination is Catania, Sicily. Its a ferry ride from Lipari to Milazzo. Bus from Milazzo to Messina, then another bus to Catania.
The road from Messina to Catania hugs the coast, very nice and green but it seems you spend a lot of time in tunnels.
Catania is a rather interesting and fascinating place. It is full of cathedrals and churches, Roman ruins and some wonderful architecture. It is like a ...