Hotel Il Melograno
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... on top of the hill was very refreshing.
Checked in at San Francesco Monastery. Medieval but with modern amenities. My window looks out to a courtyard, I feel transported to the 11th century. Explored the scientific center. Didn't realise Richard Feynmann, my physics idol, used to lecture here. Dinner at S. Rococco cafe, two courses with a surprise desert. With neuroscientists from Cambridge. One of them's presenting ...
... of the temple.
I suffer information overload from the rich historical background shared by the guide. Or perhaps I was too distracted taking photos of the amazing structures by the sea... and just soaking it all in in whatever solitude I find away from the crowd. It is quite an experience being in monuments built more than two thousand years ago and still standing strong and proud.
... on a bench and took in the view and sun for a couple of hours. I realised that the remainder of my trip is going to be very different. I still want to see Sicily and be on a budget, but it will just have to be a bigger budget than initially planned! So rather than awaiting the next bus to Palermo, I decided to spend the night in this beautiful costal town instead.
I went down to the marina and found a tourist info who reccomended somewhere for ...
On Monday I arrived just outside of castellammare del golfo, a small town an hour and half out of Palermo. I'm staying with a guy originally from Naples called Giodarno, who I think built the house himself, or at least the !majority of it, and is constantly constructing different parts of the building. There is a Swedish guy who has been here for the last month and a Polish guy who I think has been here around 3 months but was here originally around ...
... taken and good wishes exchanged. We took Vittorio's preferred route to Sciacca, the fishing village where he gets his crustaceans which was a beautiful rural meander through vineyards, olive groves and hedgerows full of wild flowers. We were amused to encounter four men and a tractor en route cutting back these beautiful hedgerows for no obvious reason; there were hundreds of miles of poppies, daisies and oleanders on these back roads so they would make ...
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