Musciara Siracusa Resort
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... Gates of Messina and then turned back as we were meeting Christian at around 3pm. He was waiting for us and we headed back to Catania.
Christian pointed out key buildings in Catania and like Pireaus, a lot of graffiti around the town – a real shame.
Said our goodbyes to Christian and headed straight for our suite to get changed into our bathers and kick back by the pool. Caught up with Julianne and Ian ...
... along the side of steep ravine. On a more leisurely day we would have taken a side trip to explore the town. Once near Sircusa it took us sometime to find our hotel, but that was our fault. (This time a GPS would have helped, as it was very conveniently located.) We checked in, dropped our bags and left to explore Siracusa. By-passing the commercial district, we went straight to the old city - Orytigia. Famous as ...
... were 1 Why is Catania's symbol an elephant - I forget but I think it is linked to finding skeletons of small elephants on the island. 2 Since when has Pepper Pig featured in religious art - well our visit to the Cathedral has as a centre piece an inflatable Pepper Pig stuck on the ceiling - beat that Da Vinci (you realise that's code don't you?) The other memories of Catania include there thunderstorm and the number of umbrella sellers that emerged on the streets who seem ...
Today was a much needed relaxing day at sea. We laid in the sun and recharged our batteries after going non stop the past few days. Tonight is formal night so we are all dressed for photos, dinner in the steak restaurant and a great bottle of 2005 Opus One. After dinner we went to the casino in tuxedoes and gowns looking for James Bond and a Baccarat table. Only found 3 card poker and black jack. Broke even for the evening and off to bed. Tomorrow is ...
... outside soared to 33 degrees and the humidity was intolerable. Nothing like watching a few episodes of CSI Miami in Italian. In the evening I was picked up by Fiorella, Nuccio, Jim and Marina and driven to Mediterraneo Lido for a night out to celebrate the Feragosto. What a great Buffet, at €25.00 eat all you want and the quality was awesome....BBQ marinated spatchcock, King Prawns, Sicilian Caponata, Eggplant Parmagiana, Stuffed Calamari, Meat Patties barbecued in lemon ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service