Travel Blogs from Marinella di Selinunte
We wake up at 5am and dump Alison and Scott on the quay and make a quick get away as 50 miles to do before the windy front arrives, that Is due late afternoon. We make good time and turn the corner of the west coast as the winds pick up so glad to be in harbour by 3. Trapini was supposed to be a quiet fishing village known for its good fish restaurants but once again duff info. A busy port with lots of ferries ...
... two bottles home.
We started our meal this evening with a whole grilled fish for Eldon, I ordered the eggplant parmesan, a green salad and a yummy pasta with a light tomato sauce, cheese and slivered almonds. Of course we shared all the plates and left nothing behind this time. The portions were reasonable and everything delicious.
Off to bed. This is one place I could plant myself for a full week. It's absolutely ...
... reassessing this was NOT the house sitting I wanted. It eventually would have cost more than living home, esp heating the house with the bombola gas tank..was told it could top 25 euro a day. So I am quite relieved that my time there is ending sooner than later. Being adamantly "told" this was NOT a holiday, this is to take care of the house and land" was the straw that broke the camel's back. I am glad I gave it a try and I got to ...
... I was going west.. Finally found something she recognized..told me to stay there and she would sent out a search party. A nice young man who worked at the hotel, came and found me and guided me back ! Whew...nearly an hour lost. damn TOM TOM...so after leaving mycar there, they were kind enough to take me to the airport which was about 9 km away.. refused to charge me but I gave him some money anyway. What a diffferent culture when it comes to tipping or paying for ...
Wednesday March 18 Got back late last night. Gary was kind enough to pick me up in Agrigento which is nearly an hour from Sciacca. Mission of mercy! Am back in the apartment since the house is only governed by a generator. So many visits to ENEL. Seeing top brass but it seems to be one excuse after another.. Now something about a pole being down. Donna even went there with her cane and tears appealing to them of the discomfort it has caused her etc. I came close ...
Other places to stay in Marinella di Selinunte
Contrada Belice di Mare, Marinella di Selinunte | 3 star hotelfrom $82
Contrada Belice di Mare 3, Marinella di Selinunte | 4 star hotelfrom $63
Via Pitagora, Marinella di Selinunte | 4 star hotelfrom $864
Via Palinuro 3, Marinella di Selinunte | 4 star hotelfrom $84
Via Caboto, Marinella di Selinunte | 4 star hotelfrom $89
Via Alceste 21, Marinella di Selinunte | 3 star hotelfrom $60
Contrada Belice Di Mare, Marinella di Selinunte | 4 star hotelfrom $78
Via Pigafetta, 2, Marinella di Selinunte | Hotelfrom $90
Via Antonio Pigafetta 2, Marinella di Selinunte | 3 star hotelfrom $90
SS 115 Dir Km 5+552. 80, Marinella di Selinunte | 3 star hotelfrom $102