Torre don Virgilio Resort
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Flew from Bolognia to Palermo Sicily. Maggi was a trooper on this hour and a half jaunt. Rented a car and drove across the island to Agrigento. Stayed in a resort villa overlooking the Concordia ruins, dating back to 5 BC. Described as Athens with improvements these ruins state the opulence of the of Agrigento before the conquering by the Carthiginians, Romans , ...
... gardens, all have ornate wrought iron railings with electric gates. If you are wealthy in Italy, they want you to know it, "ostentazione" abounds whether in cars, boats or clothes. But, you can't help smiling when you see the extravagance.
If Sicilian traffic police exist, they are on a less ambitious mission!
Driving in Sicily continues to fascinate. I watch Signor, hands clasped behind his back clutching imaginary worry beads, his brow tightly furrowed as ...
... tasty. I love pork chops. Perfect, no one else around, peace on earth, heaven.
Signor e Signora then settled down to the 37th rubber in the current Scrabble championship prior to watching another episode of the "Sopranos".
It was now dark, I could here a rumbling from a distance, then the clamour grew louder. Eyes peeled, ears pricked, I was ready for anything. Dozens of lights headed our way at speed. Car doors slammed, loud male voices boomed - I was off after them ...
... pool. I am hoping the security cameras picked it up. Keep an eye out for a couple of old giggling wrinklies on U Tube.
Ortigia (Siricusa), Noto e Modica
They let me accompany them around these wonderful, architecturally exuberant, towns. A description would do them little justice, a visit is a must.
We are intending to rent a villa around this area in the winter.
You may remember in ...
... and checked out the town. The entire place is right on the water. This area is a bit cleaner and safer than Palermo. So relaxing and what a view. The water is so gorgeous!
Grabbed pasta, wine, and cannolis at a restaurant recommended by the hostel. So damn good! Had warm drinks at the hostel (ice machine was turned off, what?) and then called it a ...