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... the forecast is for rain. Tonight we have a 249 nautical mile trip to Naples. We have purchased a ship excursion - US$250 each - to be confident that we can do the trifecta tomorrow of seeing Mt Vesuvius/Pompeii, Sorrento and the Isle of Capri. We've heard that all are must do and we expect it will be the scenic highlight of the cruise bar Venice, and the reality is that we will never be back here, and trying to fit them all in if left to our own devices will be ...
... 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 ...
So we have a hotel reservation on an island that we are most likely not getting to anytime today. Time for a caffe and some serious problem-solving. A brief brain-storming session later and we are on the phone, first to cancel our reservation on Stromboli. It is a tough decision to make, as Mario had his heart set on climb the erupting volcano and all. We could try and wait out the storm, but the rain keeps falling ...
... 4 sacrifice n greek teatro. A long road with caves/rooms in the side cliff for storing bodies.
Lots of other natural displays but ended with the supposed tomb of archimedes.
Back to our little haven of Ortigia 4 siesta n drinks.
Stroll around the water front n down a few alleys to a little restaurant.
Sardines 4 me squid ink pasta 4 jeff , unfortunately I didn't take my tablet so cannot send u an image!!
keeping up our fluids.
Ann n ...
... and crackers and cheese which I ate half of for lunch. I also got a 1.5L bottle of what I thought was water but actually turned out to be lemonade! By 5pm the sun had gone behind some clouds so I decided to brave the heat again and do some site seeing! I'm right in the centre of town so I saw the Basilica Carhedral, Palazzp Biscari, Sammartini and Zappala as well as a big park called Guardino Bellini which was really nice! Then it was the part I was most excited for.. Arancini ...
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