Saracen Sands Village Hotel & Resort
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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I have not been in Athens but the Valley of the Temples of Agrigento must be quite close if not better. You can easily spend half a day in the place although we had to rush as the weather was not nice. In fact it was the nicest weather we were going to have all day. Today we didn't drive; we sailed with our car to Palermo across muddy waters in the middle of a tropical storm.
There is so much to see in Palermo and ...
... Aranchini. These were hard to find in the vegetarian variety but the hunt was worth it as they were amazing and we could wash them down with some local beer.
After a run around town in the morning dodging crazy Sicilian drivers (worse than the average mainland variety) we planned to hit the beach. These plans changed once the wind and dust kicked up an almighty fuss. Instead we opted to head south through the island. We made it to Piazza Armerina ...
The arena in Syracuse was a round center for games much like the Colosseum. It was the second largest to the Colosseum and was used for a variety of things such as chariot races and gladiatorial fights. The seats would have gone up to about as tall as the trees (see picture for details). In the center of the arena is a large hole with two beams sticking up. During ...
... women brought their washing and served also as a public community site where women sat and talked - presumably when the washing was finished... Carmelo commented that it was not so long ago that the women of Cefalu used the site on a daily basis and it did have a certain atmosphere about it. Indeed, it was not at all difficult to hear the chatter of women, the beating of the wet washed clothes and the hustle and bustle of the local street ...
... the Grand Hotel Igiea.
And it was the sparkling coast line of Palermo with its beautiful bay and our wonderful opportunity to stay at the Grand Hotel Iglea that motivated me to include a photo album of this grandiose hotel.