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... a swim in at one of the beaches.
It was a beautiful hike through and along the wetlands and rugged shoreline. While no flamingoes were in sight, we saw plenty of herons and cormorants and a number of LBJ's. The old tuna factory was interesting. It had apparently been in use for several hundred years right up until 1944. Enough of the old building, ovens and waterways remain ...
After a few weeks in Sicily I'm starting to figure a few things out. It's becoming clear that there is a Right Way to do things (aka, the "American Way"), and then there is the Sicilian Way. Here are a few examples.
The Right Way to buy Fruits and Vegetables: Walk into the supermarket. If it's November then it's the perfect time to buy some asparagus because you'll be helping the ...
... independence thing and spur-of-the-moment decision-making do provide a different kind of freedom in travel.
Our car is a Lancia Ypsilon. Twelve-hundred cc's of brute power (just don't turn on the AC if you want to make it up the next hill). Not nearly as much fun to drive as the equally under-powered Fiat Punto we rented in Tuscany way back in 1998 (it had ...
... come back in an hour or so to get one for ourselves. We made it about 40 meters before we both simultaneously realized that it would be too risky to wait (we'd been burned by midday siesta closures already) so we went strait back and got in line. Got our sandwich, bought a bottle of wine and took it back to the rooftop terrace of our B&B for lunch. Fantastic.
One of the more unusual and interesting sites in Ortigia is the Casa Bianca ...
... the countryside of hills, volcanic rocks, which farmers over the centuries have built into dry stone walls, orchards of olives, oranges, lemons, 'greenhouses' (poly tunnels) growing a wide variety of vegetables, including aubergine and tomatoes, and the fields of recently planted artichokes. Our views included steep hills with towns or villages perched on the top, which ...