Pietre Nere Resort
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- Tennis Court
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
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... rampant speculation on the tuna preservation and, in later years, canning processes.
Our hike ultimately brought us to a very pretty and remote beach in a small bay formed by two rocky headlands. But by the time we arrived the nice warm sun that had us peeling layers as we hiked was hiding behind clouds, and the sea breeze kept the beach a bit cool. Filled with optimism, ...
... some southern hemisphere country. But today we want some fruit. The peaches look pretty good. Pick one up and squeeze it. Hard as a rock? Try another one. And another. All of them hard as rocks? Buy one anyway, because that three bucks is burning a hole in your pocket and because they look so good and maybe it will ripen on the kitchen counter. Then you can enjoy picking around all the bruised parts caused ...
... independence thing and spur-of-the-moment decision-making do provide a different kind of freedom in travel.
Our car is a Lancia Ypsilon. Twelve-hundred cc's of brute power (just don't turn on the AC if you want to make it up the next hill). Not nearly as much fun to drive as the equally under-powered Fiat Punto we rented in Tuscany way back in 1998 (it had ...
... the hotel just magically show up. Just point and click. Google knows everything about us. Sure hope Google and Santa Clause don't compare notes.
After settling in to our room we went out to stroll the island and to find something to eat.
Ortigia is heavily influenced by tourism, but for some reason I found it quite charming rather than tacky like many other tourism-dominated towns. Part of it was, I think, a true local artist ...
I am still amazed and in awe of what civilisations of thousands of years ago built, and that so many still remain. In Siracusa there was an archaeological area which was a quarry for stone for buildong, probably from about 3000 years ago. It was a closed quarry which collapsed in an earthquake so what we see today is as if the roof collapsed. There was also an amphitheatre, ...