Il Glicine

Address: Via Savonarola 104, Syracuse, Sicily, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Syracuse

To the beach

A travel blog entry by johan.maes.1426 on Jul 29, 2015

... a nice and open square (who wants to eat in an open square in the middle of the sun at 35 degrees ?
We strolled through the village and then went to the beach.
Beaching seems to be a life style for most Sicilians, after some extensive searching we found a nice spot, where there were not too many weeds in the sea and installed ourselves amongst the locals.
The sea was beautiful, the water was warm - really warm- beach was sandy and you could walk for ...

Discovering the area

A travel blog entry by johan.maes.1426 on Jul 28, 2015

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Today we woke up early to get to Syracuse which is on the Eastern side of the Island. We left our little house early to end up in the middle of a traffic jam close to Syracuse. Despite the traffic we reached a parking spot close to the archeological park an dropped the car there. Temperature was rising already substantially. Although our parking was a good one, it was on the ...

Further trips from Noto to baroque cities

A travel blog entry by johan.maes.1426 on Jul 27, 2015

Baroque day

Monday, July 27, 2015

As we are just past the middle of our trip and staying in this place for 4 nights, the plan was to clean out the dirty cloths and do a day of washing. White things went well and things were done in a minimum of time and given the weather dry in a few hours. Colored wash was a different story, all went into the machine, but the machine would never go to the end of ...

Historic Neapolis OR "A Body Floats in a Fluid..."

A travel blog entry by crowdywendy on May 06, 2014

11 photos

... for the wretched gladiators and the unfortunate wild animals.

Frommers Guide provides a colourful description of the Roman Amphitheatre entertainment. "...Unlike the Greek Theatre with its classical plays, the Roman Amphitheatre tended toward a gutsier fare. Gladiators faced each other with tridents and daggers, and slaves were whipped into the centre of a battle to the death between wild beasts. If a man's opponent, man or beast didn't do him in, ...

Day 8: Il Bello del Vita

A travel blog entry by journeyer on Jun 07, 2013

119 photos

... apartment 423. Certainly it’s another way to travel and see the world!

We found the ticket office for INDA, the Greek Theatre that is having a production here of Antigone tonight. Valeria helps us choose good seats in the ancient Greek Ampitheatre. Wait to you see the photos that I’m sure will show how she radiates from the inside out.

We realize that we’re not going to be eating dinner until 9:30 tonight after ...