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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... of only 242 years.
We took it that the signs to not climb on the fallen temples was a suggestion, like the stop signs on the roads, since boys were scaling the heights. In fact I could see the wide open site with few if any attendants would be a magnet for little boys to climb. I bet It would be work to keep Reggie from heading up.
Lois's guide book said there were stunning views of the temples if you went for a swim ...
... a drop.
It was a good day, but I was surprised that this famous, classic site was just somewhat disorganized (no maps) and very casual about where you could walk...as in mostly all over it. At least one tourist climbed part way up on some of the blocks to be photographed and no one seemed to be around to remind them that that is not the thing to do. There were tourists as you can see from my photos, but not overwhelming ...
... on the patio and couldn't talk with the wind whistling through the trees. It was not a particularly memorable lunch.
The rest of the trip for Larry and therefore for us was uneventful. We had a brief diversion to find some wine and then onto Agrigento where we checked into the hotel amid a tourist bus of 35 Americans, met some Canadians our age biking around Sicily. Now given the traffic in Sicily that is to be admired.
We only had one ...
... streams of buses coming out. You go to a sort of unmarked purgatory in the middle of the road, and stand there, awaiting your fate. I kept to the centre of this bunch of schoolboys, and we all lived to tell the tale. The station, deserted when I'd arrived 5 days earlier, was full of life, energy, and Italians at McDonalds (yes, in the station), standing at the bar drinking coffees made at two enormous Gaggia machines. Not an egg and bacon McMuffin to be seen - a range of pastries, ...
... side of the island - get a tan on our right sides, for a change, as we sit in the afternoon sun. The beach is very long, and is formed in beautiful fine sand. There were scarcely any people around and the kids had a great time digging holes and running crazily in and out of the water. We got home late, so after quick showers all round went up to a restaurant in Bagheria (no, I was wrong the drivers here are just as insane as in Agrigento!). When we got there the ...