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A surprise discovery beside a dusty road

Originally posted on Rosie Staal:
Walking along a busy, dirty, going-nowhere sort of road called Via Elorina in Siracusa, lined with derelict buildings and some scruffy stores, an open space was revealed on my right, behind a length of paint-peeled railings. A gate was propped open so I went in, my feet brushing through the…

Naples: third time lucky

                            ALTHOUGH we had visited Naples twice before, both were brief and superficial, so we felt we owed Campania‚Äôs great city a proper visit. Our first time was in 2005 when we had spent a few days staying in Pompeii; we had … Continue reading