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... It was actually pretty boring.
We were given 2 hours free time in San Vito Lo Capo. All this town had to offer was a long sandy (yellow) beach on the Mediterranean - actually a very nice beach - and restaurants (hundreds of them).
Why is it that whenever we get free time in a town it's always between 1.00pm and 4.40pm when all the shops (except restaurants) are closed for siesta? Well, tough titties Italy, I will have to spend all my money in ...
... old town and I really enjoyed just wandering through the quaint old alleys and cobble stone streets. I did make my way to Venus Castle (built by the Normans) and to the Real Duomo (just the outside). Erice has 60 churches. What is it with Sicily and all its churches? The 3 hours was not long enough but gave a taste to ensure another visit/stay.
On our way back to our hotel (Resort ...
... around these islands on Friday.] It is situated exactly half way between the towns of Marshall (an old Arab town famous for its dessert wine, Marsala) and Trapani.
Baglio Oneto has definitely been added to my list of places to stay on my next visit to Sicily. It was a fortified feudal dwelling that is now an elegant and charming resort with extensive grounds. Unlike most hotels in Europe, it has coffee/tea making facilities in the rooms. It's just a beautiful place.
... the much promoted statue of Montalbano leaning against a lamppost had gone walkabout, much to Ian's amusement. We had a beer and clambered on our bicycles to Villa Franca in San Leone, a nearby seaside resort. Villa Franca proved to be something of a challenge for Rob Bryden as I followed Ian down various cul de sacs only to find him coming back the other way shouting "no photos". Dusk had fallen when we finally arrived outside the gates of Villa Franca ...
... temple where there were sacred prostitutes, the town walls which date back to 1200 BC and, thanks to Jackie, a great coffee stop "Famous pastry shop in Erice: Maria Grammatico via vittorio emanuele, 14." Good coffee and some very sweet pastries. Tania please note address.
It was nearly 2:30 by the time we got on our bikes. Fortunately, the rain had stopped but the wind kicked in with a vengeance and it was ...
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