Hotel Mercure Siracusa Prometeo
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... a nice and open square (who wants to eat in an open square in the middle of the sun at 35 degrees ?
We strolled through the village and then went to the beach.
Beaching seems to be a life style for most Sicilians, after some extensive searching we found a nice spot, where there were not too many weeds in the sea and installed ourselves amongst the locals.
The sea was beautiful, the water was warm - really warm- beach was sandy and you could walk for ...
... of the park and we had to walk to the complete other side. From there we explored the park: the teatro Greco and ancient greek theatre that is now used for re-enactments of the old plays, the area where the stones were excavated by the slaves, the ear of Dyonisis, and so on. A number of places that were brought together in the park some of which were very nice, others very cool given the shade in the area.
... It would not finish, so we tried different other programs, to get to the end, but even when it reached an end point it wouldn't open. So we tried and tried and tried and finally around noon time we were successful. Cloths back !
So we left our home around 12.15 pm to drive to Modico, another baroque city here in the neighborhood. Arrived there around 1 pm –which is the lucky time as you don’t have ...
... Michelin guide. This fine dining experience was true to Sicillian food but presented by master chefs. The third night had our own Sicillian Masterchef cook us a mind blowing seafood extravaganza in our apartment. (We purchased super fresh seafood from the fish markets and John cooked.) Our next morning was spent exploring the archeological ruins including the largest Greek amphitheater in the ancient world and The Orecchio Di Dionisio which was also ...
... how to differentiate one from another. Would you believe that there are about 40 different varieties of olives in Sicily? Whereas a lot of wine is best when aged, olive oil is best when it is new – it loses its taste as it ages – from the time of its pressing, it loses it’s taste within 18 months. And like wine, there are many subtleties differentiated by three factors – taste, peppery and bitter flavor. Yes, I took ...