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    Modica

    First impressions were not the best! We had gone around the roundabout five times and were still lost. Finally, on the right road, we found our way to Casa Talia, our home in Modica for...
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    Il Sakalleo Ristorante

    The fishing boats are at anchor. Fishermen repair their nets. Monday morning and everything is closed in the port town of Scoglitti. I had forgotten to check to see if the restaurant, that we had...
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    La Festa di San Giorgio

    Giorgio, Giorgio, Giorgio, the crowd shouted. We were standing on the steps of the Duomo with a chanting crowd awaiting the arrival of the statue of San Giorgio, the patron saint of Modica. The Duomo...
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    Eating in Siracusa

    With only three days in Ortigia and a long list of recommended restaurants, the decision of which one to choose was difficult. Top of the list was Per Bacco, recommended to us by Maria at...
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    Tinkitè Wine Bar

    Aperitivo time! Lost in the narrow streets of Ortigia, we could see a large group of people gathered outside a bar. Perfect for a drink. By day, Tinkitè is the perfect place for a morning...
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    Ortigia

    The tiny island of Ortigia is reached from mainland Siracusa by the Umbertino Bridge and two smaller bridges. The island is rich in monuments from each era of Siracusa’s history. To explore the island, start...
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    Where to stay in Siracusa

    L’Approdo delle Sirene “Turn right immediately you have crossed the bridge into Ortigia and we are just before the corner”. The directions to L’Approda delle Sirene were easy to follow. On the first floor of...

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