Musciara Siracusa Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... 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 ...
... supplies and then finding a scenic little spot to enjoy our lunch.
We arrived in Noto late afternoon, checked onto our B&B, and wandered through the town. Like most of the towns and cities in southeastern Sicily, Noto was destroyed by the huge earthquake of 1693. It was rebuilt in the baroque architectural style popular at the time, using the ...
Finally out of the rain and on the train headed for Siracusa, we feasted on the picnic put together from the Catania fish market and a little bakery on our rainy route to the station. By the time we arrived in Syracusa the rain had stopped and the skies started to clear.
From the station we walked the kilometer or two to our B&B, over the bridge into the island of Ortigia, the oldest part of Siracusa. Winding cobbled streets ...
While in Catania we took in a performance of the opera Rigoletto, by Giuseppe Verdi. Of course we couldn't understand a word but by boning up on the basic story line and characters ahead of time (thanks, Wikipedia) it was quite enjoyable. The 125 year-old Teatro Massimo Bellini is spectacular (Vincenzo Bellini is a hometown hero, having been born here in 1801). We sprung for the cheap seats in the "gallery" nose bleed section ...
... working museum. My only grip is the place is rather dirty, it seems there cannot be any deterrents to litter. There is litter everywhere, plus you must be careful walking on the footpaths as people do not pick up after their dog does a ****.
One thing i have noticed is that it is rare to see an undamaged car. From dents to scratches, from old to new, all have some sort of accident damage.
Have been lucky with the weather, every day has been in the mid 20's, and cools off ...