Hotel Baia Di Venere
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... We arrived at around 2.00pm and the streets were deserted as the shops close and the locals break for lunch between 12-4.00pm. Chilled by the wind and with a healthy appetite after our unsettled time at sea, we found a little local restaurant by the waterfront to sample some fresh local seafood. What a feast we had. The most delicious calamari and prawns tossed in ...
... of our tour.
We look up to ornate balconies, compare chapels and browse the fishmarket with parties of schoolchildren peering at barracuda, swordfish, sardines, octopus and squid. It's a worthwhile couple of hours. Odd that the Tourist Information is but a temporary stand in a car park ...
... are on offer from various stands, though our
choices are gone by 9.30pm. Participants buy a voucher for €10 to
exchange for a dish of couscous, a dessert and glass of wine. A local
band play Sicilian accordion favourites in Piazza Marinella and we get
roped into dancing. It's all good spirited, a late-night family event of
Post breakfast on the terrace, the father gives us a tour of his gardens. The land has been in his family for generations. His brother and sister live next door and seem to rent their land for mobile-home parking. Only he tends to the ground, planting grapes, squash and various fruit trees – lemons, mandarins, figs and pears. The red earth looks parched. We're given branches of rosemary, sage and bay, though, ...
Reports that the train service was unreliable are proved right this morning with all trains leaving Cefalų a minimum 10 mins late. Fortunately we's allowed long gaps between connections – a one-hour train to Palermo, 15 minute walk to the port bus terminal, 90-minute bus to Castellamare del Golfo, 90-minute lunch and 90-minute bus to San Vito Lo Capo. And so the day passes, staring out of a window at ...