Hotel Mercure Siracusa Prometeo
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... promised to look after me since I was alone. He gave us loads of interesting factoids along the way, and told us that Etna is a she... "so how do we know Etna is female? Well, she is complicated, like a woman, unpredictable, like women, she is hot, she is not flat, but curvy like a woman, and last but certainly not least, she is my girlfriend!"
There are many craters on Etna, and two main sides we are able to travel on. On the south side, there are many lava ...
... in the group of around 10 people, so she had to repeat everything in English just for me, it felt quite a privilege!
The catacombs themselves were made within caves. and also formed some of the Greek aqueducts. You couldn't take pictures inside, but it was really mind blowing, the number of crypts in there, and the differences ...
... to be maintained. The gardens are beautiful.
Again the geraniums are wonderful so I must include some photos.
We sampled yummy cannoli from the gorgeous Pasticceria D'Amore shop and equally delicious aranci, from L'Arco. We felt we could not be in such a gorgeous village in Sicily without tasting something Sicilian.Two quick showers of rain today, but we were lucky to have a fine day overall. There ...
... the trains actually float in this neck of the woods - well yes sort of. We get off the train and now are up on the deck of a ferry for the crossing of the Strait of Messina. Half an hour later we are dragged back out in the train, linked up again to be back on our way. Final destination is Catania Sicily. To get this far we have been in travel mode nigh on ten hours. We fill in a little time then go for a sightseeing tour of the main city area then onto the ...
Finally we have arrived in Catania, after dodging around it for the last nine days, we have entered the city for the time, and, I have been again stunned. It is nit what I expected. It is a beautiful city, almost like a mini Roma, clean, vibrant and hundreds of old buildings in magnificent condition. We checked in at the Europa Centrale Hotel which is right on the Piazza ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center