Grand Hotel Minareto
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... br> The Right Way to Build a City: Find a really flat area. Since that's likely to be farmland, tear out the fruit trees and plow under the row crops. We can always get our food from really exotic, faraway places like Chile and the Central Valley. Why do you think God invented deisel 18 wheelers, anyway? Build your city. Since your really flat former farmland got that way because the river that created ...
We picked up our rental car in Siracusa, made a quick run back up to Catania (short but boring story) then searched out the backroads and scenic routes in a roundabout drive to Noto. Happy to have the independence only a car can provide after relying on public transportation for several weeks. The busses and trains we've used have worked well and have been easy to negotiate. ...
... the working class neighborhoods of Siracusa we wondered what it would be like to spend a few months here. When we travel, I tend to focus on areas where I think we might want to live someday, at least perhaps part time (Croatia, Spain, Argentina and now Malta and Sicily). Sicily is definitely a new and, increasingly a leading member of my short list. Of course, Karen tends to pick travel destinations where perhaps we may someday die (Turkey, Honduras, India, ...
... dedicated to Archimedes. Also very interesting. Had some spinach pastry thing and frittata for lunch before have our final look around. Dinner was once again at Vecchio Ponte. John had what I had the other night, veal with mushrooms and I had pork Involtinl. We had cassata to finish as it was our last night in Sicily. The owner gave us some sort of liqueur to have with the cassata as he said they go well together. He was right! Lovely ...
... a bar and restaurant all part of the "lido". When John saw the empty cannoli shells while ordering a coffee he just had to have one. The barista filled one with ricotta and we shared it. Crunchy, crunchy shells, soft smooth ricotta! The water was refreshingly cool. No waves of course but it got pretty deep very close to shore so didn't have to wade out for ages. I had a lovely tuna salad for lunch and John had eggplant parmigiana. ...