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In Sicilia: Siracusa, at the Teatro Greco and on the Waterfront

Teatro Greco

Cold, blustery weather required us to postpone a visit to the Neapolis Archeological Site, but we got lucky the following day. Continue reading

In Sicilia: First Days in Siracusa

Cattedrale di Siracusa

As we’d decided not to rent a car, we traveled cross-island to Siracusa via a big, comfortable bus. In Siracusa, we were once again lucky in our lodgings: a light-filled apartment with views of the Ortigia Harbor. First on our list was on-foot exploration, with the sole required stops to see the Burial of St. Lucy, by Caravaggio (1571-1610), and to visit the local market. Continue reading