|Ortigia by Night|
An Island's Island (Part I)
Fittingly, Trinacria is derived from the Greek words treis (three) and akra (capes). Now there I go sounding like Gus Portokalos from the movie, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, spray bottle of Windex in hand and stickler for his insistence that all words are derived from Greek.
|A More Modern Trinacria|
city is not convenient for automobiles. In fact, the area of Ortigia is designated a Limited Traffic Area, normally reserved just for residents. Margaret, our GPS, got us to the Ponte Santa Maria leading onto the island of Ortigia and the ancient historic center from greater Siracusa without difficulty, but not much farther.