Hotel Palazzo Failla
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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... Well, there will be more beaches.
We drove a short distance to the small fishing village of Marzamemi, which has apparently successfully made the transition from tuna to tourism. A small central core and marina whose centuries-old stone homes and processing plants have been converted to restaurants, B&B's and ceramic shops. Sounds tacky, but if it helps preserve ...
... you've died and gone to heaven.
The Right Way to buy Wine in a Restaurant: Decide what you will be eating. Carefully peruse the wine list for a bottle that will complement your food choices. Try to decide whether you really need to make the mortgage payment this month. Find a bottle you're familiar with and like, and that you know is reasonably priced. In a wine shop, that is. Doing ...
... gearbox and properly spaced foot-pedals, making redlining and gear-shifting on the tight and steep roads pure joy). But hey, the freedom thing still applies.
And the countryside is gorgeous. Much of Sicily is very rugged terrain, whether along the shoreline or far inland. We traveled the narrow, steep and windy roads, stopping in the little villages ...
... Jewish baths built during Roman times but closed around 1492 and only rediscovered 25 years ago. Used for ritual cleansing purposes, the baths were built in at the location of an earlier Greek well, about 60 feet below street level. When Jews were expelled from Sicily in the 15th century, the entrance was bricked over and the Mikvah was only rediscovered during a renovation of the Casa Bianca, now a high-end hotel.
Next morning we left ...
... throughout Sicily, which was a necessary defence against many invaders. Unfortunately it didn't help withstand mother nature's earthquakes. In Sicily a town or village is considered 'contempory' if it is only 400 years old! We stayed overnight at the Hotel Poggio del Sole, which was out of town so we ate at their restaurant. Our group was served salad and far too many ...