Villa Cannizzo Hotel

Contrada Michelica Malvagia 1, Modica, Sicily, 97015, Italy | 4 star hotel
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Buon Natale e Felice Anno Nuovo !

A travel blog entry by bsb_adventures

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... contemplates venturing out onto the open road in the motorhome for the weekly supermarket shop at "Conad". In the UK, there are signs - Give Way, Stop - there are white lines on the road - generally the speed limit is adhered to - you don't overtake if a car is coming in the other direction. Not in Sicily, Signor thinks that drivers in Naples were trained by Sicilian instructors. In Sicily, motorists are masters in the art of the unexpected, the hand break turn, the last minute ...

The "Family" made us an offer we couldn't refuse.

A travel blog entry by bsb_adventures

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... Italian family that own this wonderful camp site and bed and breakfast business. They have a house in Avola they no longer use and are considering whether to sell or rent. To cut a long story short, we have paid a months rent in advance on a large two bed ground floor apartment (the casa is huge but only this apartment is finished) within its own grounds, electric gates, space for the motorhome and room for visitors. No sooner had Signora informed the family than, is if by ...

Oranges and lemons !

A travel blog entry by bsb_adventures

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... report that I had sent our chief photographer to an erupting Mount Etna. The volcano had indeed erupted, however, the summit was clouded in volcanic mist.

Yesterday, on our way back from Modica - 100 kilometres away - Mount Etna - like a recently expired conical firework, smoke spiralling from the summit. A photo opportunity will no doubt present itself in the near future.

Fino alla prossima volta,

Bruno (Il Cane)

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Baroque and Beyond

A travel blog entry by sntj

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... may be part of the ongoing strengthening work being done in Noto.

Scicli [pronounced "Shickly"]

A number of cave dwellings and other archaeological finds indicate that the first people lived in the Scicli area back about 3000 BC. The main part of the city today sits at the base of a gorge, with older sections on the heights. Many of those, however, were badly damaged in the 1693 quake [Scicli lost 3,000 killed]. Over the ...

A Sicilian Defence

A travel blog entry by bsb_adventures

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... them north of Lyon in France. Heavily made up with skimpy dresses or tight hot pants. Signor, in his innocence, suggested that they may be beauticians waiting for a lift to work. Signora, though, immediately recognised the "oldest profession". The girls were usually seen at crossroads or on slip roads off major motorways. They were fairly common in Southern France and Northern Italy but in Calabria, sadly, we counted half ...

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