Siracusa was one of many Greek colonies in Sicily known to the Romans as Magna Graecia in the 4th and … Continue reading Siracusa:Ortigia, the island off the island
An early departure from Agrigento was necessary to pack in a day of mosaic and ceramic wonder. We drove past … Continue reading A mosaic journey across southern Sicily
Eating an amazing breakfast of fresh tomatoes, pistachio cream spread on warm croissants and delicious coffee, while sitting on a … Continue reading Ruin your day at Valley of the Gods: Agrigento
A torrential rainstorm was the determining factor (there were a few others) which pulled the plug on our Magna Via … Continue reading Fast forward to Agrigento
Reviewing the several mountain climbs from Corleone to Prizzi, with no place along the way to stop for a coffee … Continue reading Pretty Prizzi
Aware that our hike would have no shade, we left early in the morning to head to Corleone.This stage of … Continue reading To Corleone we go
Our morning walk included exploring the neighborhood of Chiado. We passed the Opera house (Teatro Nacional de São Carlos). In … Continue reading Exploring Lisbon’s Botanical beauty and a few museums too!