Hotel Principe d'Aragona
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... villages, it's OK with me. Beautiful place.
Drove from Marzamemi to Modica and checked into our B&B located in an elegant old renovated Palazzo on the main drag. Gorgeous old building run by a family that is apparently trying to keep the old beauty alive. Strolled the old town, climbing the 250 steps to the old cathedral and then did the passeggiata along with the townies.
... quickly, realize that the restaurant thinks you are really stupid enough to pay more than double what you would pay in the store. Decide they are right and order the wine, at the same time deciding you really don't need to pay the phone bill every month.
The Sicilian Way to buy Wine in a Restaurant: Decide what you will be eating. Carefully peruse the wine list for a bottle that ...
... supplies and then finding a scenic little spot to enjoy our lunch.
We arrived in Noto late afternoon, checked onto our B&B, and wandered through the town. Like most of the towns and cities in southeastern Sicily, Noto was destroyed by the huge earthquake of 1693. It was rebuilt in the baroque architectural style popular at the time, using the ...
... 17th and 18th century enclave of Ortigia and walked into and through the more modern city of Siracusa to the ancient Greek and Roman sites around which the modern city was built. The Roman theater was closed for maintenance and protective work, but the huge and well-preserved Greek amphitheater was well worth the trek. Even more interesting was wandering through the rock quarries that were excavated in ancient times to support the old guys' obsession with ...
I am still amazed and in awe of what civilisations of thousands of years ago built, and that so many still remain. In Siracusa there was an archaeological area which was a quarry for stone for buildong, probably from about 3000 years ago. It was a closed quarry which collapsed in an earthquake so what we see today is as if the roof collapsed. There was also an amphitheatre, ...