Jolly Aretusa Palace Hotel
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Flew from Bolognia to Palermo Sicily. Maggi was a trooper on this hour and a half jaunt. Rented a car and drove across the island to Agrigento. Stayed in a resort villa overlooking the Concordia ruins, dating back to 5 BC. Described as Athens with improvements these ruins state the opulence of the of Agrigento before the conquering by the Carthiginians, Romans , ...
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... size arancini. If it wasn't for a rice and cheese induced food coma I would have made it to the finish line, a glorious moment in history it would have been, all in slow motion with confetti and cheering and movie deals galore. Its a *******n logistical nightmare trying to bite into something that's bigger than your head, its like those mutant apples we have all tried to conquer, where you bite into it and either get momentary lock jaw or your teeth ...
... an espresso and a torte in the piazza and basked in the sun for a good while. Up to this point I had done quiet a bit. I went to a castle (toured that for a solid hour +); went to at least 5 churches; 3 different street markets; went to all the near piazza's, peering into shops; and now I was enjoying the weather. It's only 11 am and I'm already worn.
That was my morning in Catania!
P.S. I got a new suitcase! ...
... my bags. Just in case something were to go wrong with my transportation like the previous day, I wanted to have enough time to do so.
Gathering my bags, leaving a thank you note (I was the only one checked in & he picked up another shift at his other job during this off-season), and went down the 5 flights of stairs to the exit. Even though I didn't have a map, I knew the general area of where to find the bus stop (I wasn't about to get on another train.. ). ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking