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... have everything from your choice of eggs, yoghurt, fresh fruit (platters of passion fruit), croissants, etc etc! Lunch if you're on board is equally amazing with today being a smorgasbord through the galley - seafood, pork, beef, sushi. Just everything imaginable. The dessert table was heaving with a bombe alaska and croquenbuche (neither the iPad nor I can spell this)! Plus heaps more. I'm getting SO fat I'll have to diet for a month when we get ...
Wow - I have to say that Italy still has my vote. Croatia is nice and I know lots of our friends rave about it and the whole Dalmatian coast but Italy has it in spades. Sicily was spectacular and we are thinking to include it in our 2015 travels. Syracuse is just beautiful with lovely old buildings, quaint streets and magnificent churches - no ...
After another super breakfast at the Sicilian farm we farewelled Francesco, his two daughters and Mama.
The two hour drive to our hotel on the Island of Ortygia (part of Syracuse) where we will be for the next three days, went well. Our room is lovely with a balcony and a gorgeous view over the Mediterranean ocean and we can hear the waves pounding the rocks below. The hotel has an interesting history. It was given to ...
Driving in Sicily is exciting, challenging and is best undertaken after five or more expresso coffees, several sugar laden brioche and a constant supply of cigarettes. The following key principles apply:
- Driving a vehicle must be undertaken at the maximum speed possible without coming into contact with something or someone.
- Traffic lanes are a guide only. ...
... and the Sicilian "typical" wine is very very good. We visited the beautiful Baroque towns of Noto and Modica for day trips. We wandered through the marvellous fresh food markets. We swam in the Meditteranean sea below our condo on the rocks and little pebbly beach. The ocean was turquoise and clear, so beautiful even if a little rocky, and the weather was extremely hot and summery so it was so refreshing and cool.
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