Electric Photovoltaic Solar Panels.

Electric Photovoltaic Solar Panels.

Villa Modica – Run by 100% clean, pure solar energy! ‘The magnificent Sicilian sunshine not only sparks your imagination, it powers your vacation. At Villa Modica, we are committed to using green, clean pure energy from the sun. With over 340 days of sunshine a year in Modica, our solar panels provide more than enough… Continue Reading

Solar Heated Pool

Solar Heated Pool

We have installed and tested our solar pool water heater, its doing a great job, it rises the pool water temperature by about 5 degrees celsius then average..and its environmentally clean..what a lovely improvement. đŸ™‚ Discreetly positioned so not to be obstructing the lovely panoramic view. Continue Reading

A Fresh Fish Story

A Fresh Fish Story

We are lucky to have the best fish monger in town, “Pescheria Claudio”, thats where you will find the freshest fish anywhere, the bubbly and smiling Claudio will be happy to serve you any kind of fish thats available in season, its fished the night before, if some time his store is closed its because… Continue Reading

A little corner of paradise for nature lovers and hikers.

A little corner of paradise for nature lovers and hikers.

It’s called  call it the Grand Canyon of Sicily! The “CAVA GRANDE DEL CASSIBILE”. Cavagrande del Cassibile, the big gorge of the Cassibile creek,it is located in southeastern part of Sicily, south of the town of Siracusa in the Hyblaeans Mountains . This is a limestone plateau full of karst features and overgrown by dense… Continue Reading

Prickly Pears from our cactus trees. (Opuntia is a genus in the cactus family, Cactaceae)

Prickly Pears from our cactus trees. (Opuntia is a genus in the cactus family, Cactaceae)

Prickly pears typically grow with flat, rounded cladodes (also called platyclades) armed with two kinds of spines; large, smooth, fixed spines and small, hairlike prickles called glochids, that easily penetrate skin and detach from the plant. Many types of prickly pears grow into dense, tangled structures. Like all true cactus species, prickly pears are native… Continue Reading

Delicious sweet black figs..

Delicious sweet black figs..

Every year at the end of August our 80 years old fig tree makes the sweetest figs, it was planted by my grandfather, now we enjoy them for breakfast or just get up very early in the morning and grab one to eat right on the spot, cold and crisp from the night cool air..if… Continue Reading