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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... air about the town. We were told that there would be a concert that evening in the main square but in spite of the fact that there were rows of seats and a stage, nothing happened and we were disappointed to miss whatever it was.
On Wednesday morning we left for Licata where we are now moored. This coastline has few bays where we can drop our anchor for the night and since the winds have increased each afternoon to around 24 to ...
... 8217;s of square meters of mosaics, most of them in good shape. The entire villa was more than 5000 square meter and most of it covered with mosiacs. Some of them very sober and geometric, others displaying large stories of old history with hunting, bikini girls, scenes from the Gods, etc. It takes about 2 hours to get through the entire building, so that gives you an impression of the size.
From Villa Romano del Casale we drove ...
... so long ago.
From there we went to Agrigento which is one of the main archeological sites in Sicily to visit the different temples, some of which are still in excellent shape and much better than what you can see in Greece. Beautiful walk from one side of the area to the other side (about 3 kms uphill in full sun) but worth the effort.
Although the whole area was fascinating one temple in particular was very well preserved.
From there to the ...
Left on time, Sicily is 180km from north to south, 270km from east of west & triangular in shape. The movie "the Godfather" was filmed here & there are mafia all over Italy just by different names. The mafia came about in 1866 when Italy was unified & all the richness went north & the south just got poorer, the residents banded together to try out keep the wealth here, the leader was Salvadori Guiliano. ...
... wandering around amongst them and appreciating the beauty and wonder in creating such huge columns.
After walking around in the heat we enjoyed coming back to our hotel swimming pool.
Although who has ever heard of enforcing a swimming cap if you want to swim in the pool.
But we paid the 3 euro per cap and looked so cool.
Later in a nearby shop we found the same caps for 89 cents.