Falconara Charming House & Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Saturday 23rd August
Hello from Palermo, Sicily
Made famous by the Godfather movies and as we walked off the ship we were confronted by a smooth talking taxi driver who said "sir I can do you a good deal", how could I say no, I might be sleeping with the fishes if I did.
We actually did get a pretty good deal, for €90 the driver who could speak a bit of English drove us to the major attractions around town. First ...
... the colony of Tauromenion, founded in 403 BC by refugees from the nearby Greek city of Naxos. Desired for its strategic position overlooking the sea and valley, it was seized by the Romans, later fell into Byzantine hands, becoming the capital of Byzantine Sicily in the 9th century. The Arabs, on their arrival in the 10th century, enriched the surrounding countryside, building an efficient irrigation system for crops, ensuring Taormina's ...
... it imposes it..... Like a Molopo in Italy..... With no wifi and the peace and quiet, all we can do is faciamo relax.....
Monday was another shopping day as we promised the girls we could find H&M, they bought quite few reasonably priced things there last time we were in Italy. Highlight of the trip was finding and eating arancini! Balls made of risotto, filled with ragu / mozzarella, crumbed and deep ...
Packed the car, tucked Basil in, and left Santa Tecla, heading to Constrada Piano Grande for our second week in Sicily. Hit the autostrada, and high tailed it to Piazza Armerina, our enroute deviation.
Had audio guides to help explain the Roman Villa that we were about to see. Fortunately, there were explanations in several languages, including english, close to the mosaic or structure being described. The audio guide's numbers and ...
I am now in Sicily. We arrived here on the 31/5/14. We took a train from Naples to Sicily, 8 long tedious hours sitting on a train and if it weren't for a kind lady that asked for some water. We expected there would be a food bar on the train but there wasn’t so the lady rang her husband who brought us pizza. The train going on the ferry to Sicily was also exciting. The water was so clear but the weather was proving to be stormy whilst we were in Sicily so we ...