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... a nice and open square (who wants to eat in an open square in the middle of the sun at 35 degrees ?
We strolled through the village and then went to the beach.
Beaching seems to be a life style for most Sicilians, after some extensive searching we found a nice spot, where there were not too many weeds in the sea and installed ourselves amongst the locals.
The sea was beautiful, the water was warm - really warm- beach was sandy and you could walk for ...
... of the park and we had to walk to the complete other side. From there we explored the park: the teatro Greco and ancient greek theatre that is now used for re-enactments of the old plays, the area where the stones were excavated by the slaves, the ear of Dyonisis, and so on. A number of places that were brought together in the park some of which were very nice, others very cool given the shade in the area.
... It would not finish, so we tried different other programs, to get to the end, but even when it reached an end point it wouldn't open. So we tried and tried and tried and finally around noon time we were successful. Cloths back !
So we left our home around 12.15 pm to drive to Modico, another baroque city here in the neighborhood. Arrived there around 1 pm –which is the lucky time as you don’t have ...
... the burial caves of the Necropoli Grotticelle and of course the so-called Archimedes Tomb.
Carmelo provided us with a thorough briefing on the history of the park and where and what we should visit, before leaving us to our own devices. This system worked well, giving us total freedom to wander at our leisure. After buying our tickets (EUR 10.00 per person**) and a guide booklet (Euro 3.00) at the ticket office on the corner of Via Cavallari and ...
... the ridge line, the guide provided excellent commentary and explanations of the site.
We also found out that this particular guide is recommended in the Lonely Planet, and he certainly brought the site to life and we left much better informed of this amazing early period of Sicily's history.
One of the temples, Tempio della Concordia, is particularly well preserved, and illustrates the ingenuity of the ...