Caltagirone – stepping in my father’s footsteps

Our first destination today is Caltagirone, the birthplace of my father.  It is famous for its ceramics, however Franco has warned us that they are delicate and expensive so we are unlikely to buy on this visit.  That is fine by me, I already own several pieces which I received as gifts.  They are distinctive … Continue reading Caltagirone – stepping in my father’s footsteps

Catania – Syracuse – Noto – Ragusa: Who said I have no Stamina?

It is Friday and I am trying to write a post about what I did last Tuesday.  It's not such an easy thing to do when you are on a 6-7-8 tour.  That is the up at 6am, bags out at 7am and leave at 8am type of tour.  We do not usually do organised tours, however this has been … Continue reading Catania – Syracuse – Noto – Ragusa: Who said I have no Stamina?