Travel Blogs from Marinella di Selinunte
Sicily never fails to amaze with its ancient monuments. Segesta and Selinunte were a fascinating day trip. Both were built around 400 centuries BC, the earliest and most important Greek colonies in Sicily.
First stop was Selinunte. The Doric temple and the Acropolis were highlights of this most important ancient Greek colony in Sicily. We had to pay 6 Euros entrance. The bus had to pick us up from ...
Just a short walk and swim as off to Marsala on the west coast. Wine country.
Driving along the autostrada, went through several tunnels with no lights. Quite a strange sensation. Budget or maintenance ? Never mind, the Oleanders lining and dividing the autostrada were magnificent. Glorious shades of pink reaching to the skies. Unfortunately, never a good moment to request a photo ...
... and fields with different crops.
Our apartment was light and bright, and in the evenings, kept the door open for ease of access to our deck and the views. Paul started cooking the meat for dinner, and all the adult cats from the owners house appeared and pretended to be starving. The door was shut quick smart but they were less than bashful about drooling through the glass. Shoo did not appear to be in their ...
... instructions. The agent finally agreed to organise for the owner to meet us close by, as he said it could be hard to find!!! Not an auspicious beginning.
Anyway, the owner, Maritzio, spoke good english and we followed him just down the road to his house which had the 2 holiday apartments above. The house was built on the side of a hill, and we were ...
Well, I lied. We didn't cruise around the Egadi Islands but we did cruise the Mediterranean. We set off from a pretty little fishing port called, Castellammare del Golfo (big name for a little town). We hugged the coast (mainland), cruising through the Zingaro Marine Nature Reserve, past the village of Scopello (on my itinerary for next visit to Sicily) and the faraglioni rocks to the very touristy town of San Vito Lo Capo.
The Mediterranean Sea is such ...
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