Villa Gigi

Address: Fanusa, Syracuse, Sicily, 96014, Italy | Villa
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Travel Blogs from Syracuse

The Right Way and the Sicilian Way

A travel blog entry by steverino on Oct 25, 2015

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... you've died and gone to heaven.

The Right Way to buy Wine in a Restaurant: Decide what you will be eating. Carefully peruse the wine list for a bottle that will complement your food choices. Try to decide whether you really need to make the mortgage payment this month. Find a bottle you're familiar with and like, and that you know is reasonably priced. In a wine shop, that is. Doing ...

The BaroqueTowns of Southeast Sicily

A travel blog entry by steverino on Oct 24, 2015

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... gearbox and properly spaced foot-pedals, making redlining and gear-shifting on the tight and steep roads pure joy). But hey, the freedom thing still applies.

And the countryside is gorgeous. Much of Sicily is very rugged terrain, whether along the shoreline or far inland. We traveled the narrow, steep and windy roads, stopping in the little villages ...


A travel blog entry by steverino on Oct 23, 2015

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... the many shops catering to visitors. We liked several paintings gracing the walls of our B&B by a guy named Fiore (means Flower in Italian). Some of the paintings were on traditional canvas, while some were painted directly on the closet and cabinet doors of our room and others. One afternoon we sought out the studio of of the local artist and finding it closed, took a chance and called the phone number on the studio door. After a confusing ...

Sicily, Part Due (do-way)

A travel blog entry by steverino on Oct 21, 2015

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... quality and on upholding the Sicilian culinary traditions, ensure the food in the markets is as good as it can get. We have certainly been beneficiaries, not only through our enjoyment of the food we buy in the markets, but also the smaller, family run restaurants we have found with the help of our B&B hosts and others. The freshness and top quality of the food in these restaurants has been outstanding and prices incredibly reasonable. ...

Catania, Sicily

A travel blog entry by brenton-alan on Oct 18, 2015

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... evening, making it nice for long walks.

I have enjoyed taking part in the Sicilian way of life. I cannot believe at how lucky the Italians are when it comes to fresh produce, and how cheap it is. The peaches, nectarines and apricots are amazing and for under $2 a kilo. I even saw peaches the other day, freshly picked for 80 cents a kilo. And you dont have to look far for a fruit stall as they are on nearly every street corner. I have loved being able to eat so much fresh fruit.

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