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Sicily Part 1: Modica & Scacce Ragusane

Eating our way through the south-eastern corner of Sicily was high on our agenda when we touched down after a very long flight from Melbourne.  Catania was our overnight pit stop to normalise somewhat before hiring a car and heading down to Siracusa, to our lovely four day stay(I know, not long enough you say). We always knew that Sicily would require many more visits to absorb and understand its beat, but needed to be mindful of the fact that there were other regions of Italy we needed to fit into our whirlwind family holiday.  
It was recommended that we station ourselves in one spot to then take some day trips to surrounding areas; Palazzolo Acreide being the one definite destination as this is where my husband’s father is from. It is also where his last living aunt still resides in one of the town’s oldest palazzo and we were very excited to meet la zia Carmela. Siracusa and the island of Ortigia also came highly recommended by friends; and the rest, well we left it to the Sicilian…