Travel Blogs from Marinella di Selinunte
... of the temple.
I suffer information overload from the rich historical background shared by the guide. Or perhaps I was too distracted taking photos of the amazing structures by the sea... and just soaking it all in in whatever solitude I find away from the crowd. It is quite an experience being in monuments built more than two thousand years ago and still standing strong and proud.
... wine country" , no winery signs with the vineyard name such as we're used to in Australia. There was the generic "wine trail" but nothing more specific. At the tourist centre we enquired about visiting wineries.......you need to book and make an appointment. Decided to keep taking our chances.
Paul then discovered a deserted wine shop so wandered in to look. The owner ...
... the return journey, up the steep hill.
Headed to Sciacca, a fishing village further west along the coast where we were hoping to have lunch. While an attractive town, no actual restaurants on the waters edge so kept on going. Eventually discovered Porto Palo, on a sandy beach so the decision was made. The waiter in the small family restaurant spoke english so we were able to discuss our choices. Inspite of intending ...
... with narrow streets, a warren of one way roads and drivers who drove where and as they pleased. Did the essentials and left.
The following morning had an early walk to the beach. Quite a steep bendy road, narrow, no shoulders or footpaths. The road less travelled. Once at beach level, all semblance of a road vanishes. Its 4 wheel drive country ...
... It was actually pretty boring.
We were given 2 hours free time in San Vito Lo Capo. All this town had to offer was a long sandy (yellow) beach on the Mediterranean - actually a very nice beach - and restaurants (hundreds of them).
Why is it that whenever we get free time in a town it's always between 1.00pm and 4.40pm when all the shops (except restaurants) are closed for siesta? Well, tough titties Italy, I will have to spend all my money in ...
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