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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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We spent the day just walking the valley of temples. Truly an amazing place, again in its prime 2500 years ago. We also enjoy walking through the lush citrus and fruit grove. Once the water supply for the ancient city that was abandoned around 1AD and made to what we see now. This city had 200,000 living here then. Now it is about ...
... favourites was the floor in the gymnasium where there were several mosaics of women wearing 'bikinis' and each one playing a different sport, including discus, ball games and weights. The final wonderful example of ancient buildings was the Valley of the Temples, where a series of temples dating from the ancient Geeks were built along a ridge ...
... was important back in the day as it was the Sicily's main defence from attacking ships. The harbour was pretty impressive and a huge golden statue of the Virgin Mary overlooks it. We drove to see a few lakes and this part of Sicily is really close to the Italian mainland and the region of Calabria.
Sicily is officially part if Italy – a bit like Tasmania I guess – and the symbol for the town of Messina is a picture ...
Same berth as last year. Had great bacon and egg breakfast and went for walk then slept in arvo. Diff people at hotel but looked same. Happy hour for yachties at Las Vegas bar near bike shop. Was like a reunion party. Mostly poms but all with an interesting story to tell. The Germans and French had their own little group inside. The good pizza shops were closed for the weekend for a religious festival so we had pizza around the corner- not so ...
... weather.interesting plants too..purple flower I had never seen before as well as alyssum growing wild everywhere.Local pottery tempting..red background with aqua and black..very pretty.Tried to find piazza at Marinell..no luck so set offothe coast road to Agrigento to see the temples there.1.5 hours travelling with the sun behind us through farms and vineyards and olive groves mostly with a few industrial sites scattered.Two red and white striped chimneys dominated ...