Hotel Palazzo Failla
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... 20 metres into the sea and still stand without any problem.
So we stayed there for a while, took some dives in the nice water and enjoyed the relaxed life.
After that we went back to our home and further on to visit Noto (the other street) and found a very nice restaurant. Lots of locals, lots of different dishes from what we used to have and a nice atmosphere.
With that our journey in Noto is over, tomorrow we leave for the north eastern part...
... we took the bus to Ortegia, which is the old part of Syracuse with a number of churches (had you thought differently) a number of palazzos, (had you thought differently) and small and dark streets with room for a scooter at best, but where the Sicilians would drive a car. It was a good idea to use the bus to get there as the streets where very small and traffic was limited. The walk was nice and specifically the ...
... for the parking then, but the downside is that is deadly hot at that time. Modica is one of these towns like Ragusa where we have an old and a new part – all related to the same quake. Lots of churches, lots of stairs in the city, long walks up and down and damn difficult to get a nice picture of the nice things you see. We had lunch in a small place with a typical Modican dish (some kind of pizza but rolled with ...
... to old. Both parts are baroc style.
To get from new to old you have to go down a number of stairs to get in that old piece of town – of course coming back you have to get up these stairs again. Exercise guaranteed.
It is a very nice view when you walk from one part to the other. Both ‘cities’ are glued to a mountain and look fabulous from the other part of the city. As usual a lot of churches and as usual very ...
"To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted." Bill Bryson
Well, folks, this has been a reasonably relaxed week with only one "long distance" day trip but a number of excursions to places a little closer to home.
One cannot talk about ...