Tag Archives: Siracusa

Walking where others have been – Parco Archelogico Della Neopolis

It’s interesting to know about the history of a place like Siracusa in a chronological sense but reading the personal accounts that are provided through books such as Jeremy Drummett’s Book Syracuse City of Legends – A Glory of Sicjily … Continue reading

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Setting sail for my next challenge

It’s now nearly three weeks since I checked my email after waking early to see that I had received my results for my Honours. It was a genuine feeling of pleasure and exhilaration to see that I’d achieved my goal … Continue reading

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“So this is Christmas” – Christmas 2015 – Siracusa, Sicily

We weren’t sure what Christmas in Siracusa would be like. What had been apparent in the run upto Christmas was a lack of Christmas cheer on the streets. There were no people singing carols in the streets, no Salvation Army … Continue reading

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Read the travel guide first – Noto

After a thoroughly enjoyable week or so of simply walking the streets of Siracusa, we decided it was time to venture out. While we had been to Noto previously, we thought it was worth another visit to the UNESCO listed … Continue reading

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Riding on the other side of the road – Siracusa

Today was an opportunity for me to get on the bike for the first time and go for a ride. It had been over a month since I’d had my last ride so I was definitely looking forward to it. … Continue reading

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