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... across its interesting beach area.
There isn't much area for beaches, so they have just put scaffolding out over the water.
Syracuse is linked to Greek mythology with the Fountain of Arethusa.
The kids were fascinated with the story of a nymph named Arethusa and a smitten god called Alpheus and how they ended up entwined in ...
... I like and I bought it.
It was a ball attached to a rope so it could distract me from walking around town.
We went to the markets beside us and just Dad, Jordan and I went and we saw these alive squirting mussels.
It was so cool and we also found a gigantic ...
We arrived at a place called Syracuse and the unit is pretty big.
We walked to some markets at the front of the door.
Dad, Riley and I went and saw squirting mussels and they almost got Riley and me.
We drove to a town called Noto.
Riley, Zara and I got these balls that have string and we bounced them like 1 metre away from us and they came straight back to us.
We also ...
... coffee slushy. Very nice.
Moved onto the town of Syracuse, which was lovely. Gilberto got us a taxi from the coach park to the Duomo in town which was good. Had a look at yet another Cathedral and then we were set free to wander at leisure.
We went down on the front overlooking the sea to have our lunch with Helen and Lorraine at a nice seafood restaurant. I had the clam ...
... on the way into the archeological park. We walked through a grotto that had loads of fruit trees in it. This grotto had a roof part way over it until an earthquake in the 1400's brought it down.
We FINALLY found our hotel. We had read it was hard to find, but it was very nice. It is a lovely old place, and the family who runs it couldn't be nicer or speak any better English. We are on the third floor and have a ...