Agriturismo Capo Corso
Travel Blogs from Syracuse
... met up with a few crew members at a cafe where there is good wifi. I was able to have a video chat with my mama before heading back to the ship.
I watched Silhouette the show for the 7th and 8th time and watched the movie Goon. On a side tangent, this movie is hilarious and since parts of it were filmed in Winnipeg it made me very happy to watch while being so far away from home. ...
... lunch). Chiesa di Santa Lucia al Sepolcro has the first Caravaggio painting I've seen outside of a museum, and it's beautiful. Unfortunately, no photos allowed. We visit the Duomo which is built on top of the ancient Temple of Minerva. Finally we see Apollo's Temple, built in 600 BC, which seems oddly out of place in the city center.
I'll miss my Italian family! Hope to see you again soon.
... Nuccio's Biscotti Recipe
600 grams cake flour
250 grams sugar
1 small bag of yeast
make a mountain with a hole in it and fill with:
1 cup of seed oil
mix together by hand, adding milk as needed
roll into ball and divide in 2
roll each have into a sausage and cut into 3
roll again and cut each into 2 biscuits- roll or braid
*How to play Scopa (2 players):
... We eventually agree to it and sign all the necessary paperwork but I balk at signing the damage sheet without first seeing the vehicle and am glad that I hesitated. It, like most Sicilian cars has dings in every panel (not joking) and when you see the way they drive, it's really not surprising. He isn't happy when Paul makes a mark on his bit of paper and screws it up and storms off inside. I think he won't hire to us now, which in hindsight, might have been a good thing. Anyway, ...
... commented that it seems there's a perpetual party in Italy), to feel the human pace of life, to really feel the past as part of your history, to partake of food and wine and festivals and celebrations that are indigenous to your area. My father, probably for the last time, was able to spend time with his his sister, brother-in-law, and a myriad of nephews and nieces and some of their children. For them he is a link back to their past, a custodian ...