Villa dei Papiri
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Today is beach day, but before going to the beach we would visit a small town (old fisherman village) called Marzememi. first of all the trip that looked easy on the map turned out to be a long trip through forgotten streets in the middle of nowhere. Anyway ultimately we got where we needed to be. As such a nice village, but of this 'old fisherman village' little was left. It looked very touristic (nothing wrong with that) plenty of ...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Today we woke up early to get to Syracuse which is on the Eastern side of the Island. We left our little house early to end up in the middle of a traffic jam close to Syracuse. Despite the traffic we reached a parking spot close to the archeological park an dropped the car there. Temperature was rising already substantially. Although our parking was a good one, it was on the ...
Monday, July 27, 2015
As we are just past the middle of our trip and staying in this place for 4 nights, the plan was to clean out the dirty cloths and do a day of washing. White things went well and things were done in a minimum of time and given the weather dry in a few hours. Colored wash was a different story, all went into the machine, but the machine would never go to the end of ...
... we opened the door! Bellisimo!! it was like walking into paradise!! The views were to die for, with a long balcony giving an 180° view of the sea and across to Ortigia. The sea was just below and we could hear the waves it was great and so we began a wonderful week exploring beautiful Siracusa. The old city Ortigia was about 15 - 20 minute walk from the apartment or there were little electric city buses that ran intermittently - with very puzzling timetables, ...
... a long time. It was Sicilian so the dough was thick and soft, topped only with some tomato sauce and a some (not much) shredded provolone cheese. Delizioso! We Americans think that more is better so we pile on some much cheese and other **** that we might as well just suck on a bottle of saturated fat. We forget that pizza is a simple food, born out of poverty, that tastes best when we respect its origin: it was a way to moisten bread. Sicilians ...