Travel Blogs from Enna
... movie and rested.
We hustled to get dressed for our 8 PM dinner at the Italian specialty restaurant. Holland America has two regular restaurant, the Manhattan Grill and Lido. It has three specialty restaurants that for an extra charge one can upgrade the dining experience. We have already been to the Pinnacle Grill and the Tamirind. Both were completely unnecessary but well worth the upgrade. The third is the Canaletto which serves Italian. At the last minute ...
So we finally capitulated and made the 2-hour trip to Etnaland, which is in the middle of nowhere, to the left of Catania.
We arrived at the advertised opening time of 9.30, but were pipped at the post by a hundred or so eager teens and Tweens and their parents...... It's gonna be a loooonnnnnnggggg day, I thought.
Italians have a sophisticated attitude to swimming and water-related activities: access to change rooms, at no cost, which ...
On Saturday we made a 2 hour trip to visit Sicilia Outlet Village - not very cultural! Most of the clothes were still over-priced but we had a fun day mooching around and getting into the Sicilian way of life.
On Sunday, we rested and cooked and rested...... Paolo made Melanzane Parmeggiana and I made onion marmalade with the Tropea onions we received from Valle Verde. Buonissimo!
Etna Mare doesn't ...
... and in the Basilica, even the ceiling. Each room had its own theme, which could be a scene from current events, a narrative, mythological story or "just" decorative motifs. Just being a relative word. The tiling was absolutely magnificent, and the extent of it......
"The Little Hunt" depicts events that could have happened when out hunting locally, with animals appropriate to the area. "The Big Hunt" is the floor of a corridor over ...
... the indoor activities. On the 1st full day that we had in Sicily we explored Ortigia, the town that we were staying in. We also went to the Fresh Produce Market to buy lunch. After lunch we slouched around until 6pm and headed out for more exploring. At 7pm we went to a restaurant called the La Osteria which had the best food in Italy! According to me.
On the 2nd full day that we had in Sicily it was Lucy’s birthday so we went to 3D Movie of the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking