Hotel Villa Mediterranea
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... a swim in at one of the beaches.
It was a beautiful hike through and along the wetlands and rugged shoreline. While no flamingoes were in sight, we saw plenty of herons and cormorants and a number of LBJ's. The old tuna factory was interesting. It had apparently been in use for several hundred years right up until 1944. Enough of the old building, ovens and waterways remain ...
... it ain't there. Second, don't even think of touching that peach unless you're really into high drama and being ostracized in public. Tell the man (yup, they're all men) what you want. (Hold up your thumb for one. If you hold up your index finger he will assume the thumb, and you just bought two.) Once the man knows what you want, he will place it in a bag and take your pennies. You will bite into it ...
... gearbox and properly spaced foot-pedals, making redlining and gear-shifting on the tight and steep roads pure joy). But hey, the freedom thing still applies.
And the countryside is gorgeous. Much of Sicily is very rugged terrain, whether along the shoreline or far inland. We traveled the narrow, steep and windy roads, stopping in the little villages ...
... and stamping his feet. His female companion was obviously trying to calm him down, to no avail. We finally worked up the courage to ask the price of a couple of canvasses of interest. More expensive than we had hoped, for pieces we didn't like as much as those in our room, and I wasn't about to try to negotiate with this madman. Probably should have bought something, because I'm convinced this guy will someday cut off one of his ears, or worse.
... throughout Sicily, which was a necessary defence against many invaders. Unfortunately it didn't help withstand mother nature's earthquakes. In Sicily a town or village is considered 'contempory' if it is only 400 years old! We stayed overnight at the Hotel Poggio del Sole, which was out of town so we ate at their restaurant. Our group was served salad and far too many ...