21 May 1999 - 4 June 1999


Giardini-Naxos - Ramada Hotel - ****

Large rooms with lots of storage space, nice balconies overlooking the water, several nearby shops and restaurants. Walking distance to town, bus to Taormina. Decent breakfasts.

Palermo - Grand Hotel des Palmes - ****

Old hotel with somewhat small rooms. Nicely decorated, good location in central Palermo. Good breakfasts with a variety of breads, meats, fruits, and juices.

Siracusa - Forte Agip - ****

Modern hotel with nice rooms and modern conveniences. Located close to archeological site and downtown Siracusa. Supermarket below hotel. Good breakfasts.

St. Julian's Bay - Hotel Cavalieri - ****

Nice rooms with large balconies overlooking the bay. Close to several restaurants and public transportation. Breakfasts only slightly below the previous two hotels.

Rome - Ergife Palace Hotel - ****

No air conditioning except between 5PM and 10PM, paper-like towels, mediocre breakfasts. Located on the edge of the city.

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