Falconara Charming House & Resort
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On Saturday we made a 2 hour trip to visit Sicilia Outlet Village - not very cultural! Most of the clothes were still over-priced but we had a fun day mooching around and getting into the Sicilian way of life.
On Sunday, we rested and cooked and rested...... Paolo made Melanzane Parmeggiana and I made onion marmalade with the Tropea onions we received from Valle Verde. Buonissimo!
Etna Mare doesn't ...
... and depicts many scences and narratives, though the dominant theme is one of various african animals being captured and transported. It is due to the accuracy of the representation of the various african animals....lepoards, elephants, african lion, that gives credence to the theory that the owner was involved in trade with Africa.
Being out of season has its benefits. The car park had a miniscule number of cars and only a couple ...
... Ortigia. We then went home for lunch before going to the Pupi Theatre [puppet theatre] It was quite enjoyable. There were a lot of sword fights and dead people by the end of it. Lucy got to choose where we eat so she chose the La Pizzoleria. On the last day that we had in Sicily we went to the Catacombs and saw where all the Christians were buried. There were so many places for children. It was really scary knowing that that many children died. We also saw where A Pope had been ...
... the GPS gets you off that Strada Provinciale to visit two natural reserves on the same morning.
Pino d'Aleppo is a quiet landlocked area offering 50 shades of green in pines, olive groves, and meadows cut to pieces by those cute stone fences, where - in palpable serenity - teeny tiny lizards and gigantic beetles have not been interrupted for centuries in their game of ...
... delighted to report that he had found Montalbano's favourite restaurant en route so we set off to retrieve our bicycles from the other side of the site. Returning up the Sacred Way we took various photos of the temples in the evening light. Whereas Ian's photos always seemed to be obscured by leggy blond American students I seemed to be going through a blue period: half of them were blocked by the Blue Guide to Sicily and even when I thought I had a clear ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool