Il Giardino delle Zagare
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... decided it was much too crowded for a lunch stop so we found a small café in one of the many narrow alleys. We enjoyed a fresh Caprese salad and mused that Taormina was worthy of a return vacation. Our shuttle bus took us back to the port for the ride by tender back to the Nieuw Amsterdam. We still had several hours until our scheduled 8:30 PM departure and planned to return to shore to visit an internet café but we weren’t up to the task! Instead we watched a ...
On Saturday we made a 2 hour trip to visit Sicilia Outlet Village - not very cultural! Most of the clothes were still over-priced but we had a fun day mooching around and getting into the Sicilian way of life.
On Sunday, we rested and cooked and rested...... Paolo made Melanzane Parmeggiana and I made onion marmalade with the Tropea onions we received from Valle Verde. Buonissimo!
Etna Mare doesn't ...
... in the 12thC totally covering the villa and its out buildings ensured that the Villa was preserved virtually intact till excavations began in the early 1900's.
While the magnificence of the estate is obvious, it is the mosiacs that are responsible for its listing as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was estimated that there are over 4200 sq yards of mosiacs. It is as large as it sounds! Each and every room had mosiacs on the ...
... Ortigia. We then went home for lunch before going to the Pupi Theatre [puppet theatre] It was quite enjoyable. There were a lot of sword fights and dead people by the end of it. Lucy got to choose where we eat so she chose the La Pizzoleria. On the last day that we had in Sicily we went to the Catacombs and saw where all the Christians were buried. There were so many places for children. It was really scary knowing that that many children died. We also saw where A Pope had been ...
... entertained with 'selfies' and text messages while the poor guide poured out her soul to two middle aged Englishmen in short trousers and in one case a pink cap.
We became increasingly diverted by the antics of the official guides and their charges. We were pursued down the Sacred Way by a German guide; I could not understand what she was saying but I could recognise that she had learnt her intonation from the Nuremburg rallies. It was just ...
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Via Generale Gaeta 30 / 32, Piazza Armerina | 3 star hotelfrom $84
Contrada da Ramaldo, Piazza Armerina | 3 star hotelfrom $113
Mattarella s.n.c., Piazza Armerina | Hotelfrom $134
Viale Generale Ciancio, 68/70, Piazza Armerina | 3 star hotelfrom $60
C. da Paratore, CP n8, Piazza Armerina | Hotelfrom $71
Via Monte, 1, Piazza Armerina | Hotelfrom $107
Cda Bellia SS 117Bis, Piazza Armerina | 4 star hotelfrom $90