There is an island, l’Isola di Ortigia, that links up to Siracusa, and that was where we headed for our final stop of the Sicilian journey.  As you can tell, the day was very nice with lots of sun and only a few clouds.  Fun fact: Siracusa literally means pond in Latin and Greek – this is a reference to the fact that the bay area, which acts just like a lake or pond with its calmness.  (taken 28.2.2015)