Travel Blogs from Termini Imerese
... bought at just about any fruit stand or green grocer in Sicily.
And the wine.
And the beaches.
And the beautiful countryside.
And the climate.
We have visited many places over the years where we say "we'll be back." But there's always the new adventure just over the next hill. I think we'll be back to Sicily.
We didn't have a set time to start today, and had the morning to explore on our own, so we joined our new friends Sandra and Frank for a walk. We saw the 12th century church, Chiesa di S. Maria, which was originally planned as a mosque, so it contains stunning Byzantine mosaics. Next door there was a much smaller and very simply decorated church, ...
Our first stop was after winding up a large hill to view the 5th century Temple and Theatre. Next was another set of hairpin bends expertly negotiated by our bus driver, while we enjoyed spectacular views down towards the coastline. The picturesque medieval village of Erice was expertly built at the top. We wandered the cobblestone streets and in one of the piazzas a film crew ...
... was very talkative and friendly. We thought it would be expensive to sit in the piazza but it was cheaper than many other places. We went around to the fishing harbour which was a lovely walk. We had some panini for lunch back around by the beach. We were tempted to go and get our bathers but didn't. It started to rain in the evening so decided to stay reasonably ...
... because the terrace was totally booked out. We should have thought of booking as it was a Saturday night but inside was fine. John had seafood risotto again and said it equaled the one the other night for the best risotto he has had. I had crumbed veal and salad and we shared some caponata. My veal was cooked perfectly and the caponata the best ...
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