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... which to run for our ride. Luckily, we made it.On sun-baked bus nap later and we found ourselves on the edge of town in Siracusa. Again, not near any bus terminal or signpost of any kind, and certainly not near the "convenient" shuttle bus that the tour books promised would be ready and waiting to whisk us away! Does it really need to be so hard? We wandered around enough and asked around enough that we finally did find a shuttle, but not the ...
Met at the bus stop by my phone ringing. Roberto piled us all plus bags into his little merc, I was sitting on graham bag.
Apartment lovely but quite a few step, 4th floor. Lucky Roberto carried jen n my bags. Fabulous balcony/roon top patio were we breakfast watching the rich n famous in their yachts.
Only 28/30 here - cool.
Walked to the parque archeologico. Huge greek/roman ruins in the middle of the new city.
roman roads, huge ...
... after metre out of my poor children.....
Noto is a very beautiful city with countless churches and campanile, but I'm afraid the touristy element is creeping in a little, which,while inevitable, turns me off a little.
I didn't even bother to look for almonds in Noto! Our experience in Bronte last week taught us that the last place you should look for something is in the city renowned for it..... I saw an amazing amount of pistachio products and ...
... It had to be rebuilt after an earthquake in 1653 and besides beautiful churches, has various cave dwellings that were inhabited as late as the 1950s. A beautiful town! We had an expensive, but not particularly remarkable dinner at Osteria Tre Colli, followed by the most magnificent gelato -Paolo's pistachio gelato was like peanut butter in terms of it nuttiness and consistency.... Divine!
Tomorrow, we are waking up a little earlier to go to Noto before ...
... at 6PM and arrived at Ragusa around 10PM. I would have arrived earlier, were it not for me being "lost". I missed my stop in Ragusa thinking it's the last stop, and found myself in Modica instead. I managed to communicate with the driver who only speaks Italian, and the only other passenger left in the bus who speaks a bit of English.
They were very helpful. The girl called my AriBnB host on my behalf using her mobile phone, and ...
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