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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Pets allowed
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Today we are in Palermo, we docked about 10 am and we went off at noon for a drive around the city. Palermo is the 5th largest city in Italy with a population of about 1 million. We drove around looking at the notable buildings and then went to Mt.Pellegrino. Although it was a Sunday there was still a lot of traffic and there must have been a motorcycle rally on the mountains as there must have been about two hundred bikes coming towards us. The narrow ...
A sharp get away at 4am but no winds so we arrive about 6pm. A very industrial port with cruise liners streaming in and a working marina. We managed to fuel up and then found a berth on a family run pontoon near the old town of Cala. We wandered out for a pizza and then crashed for well overdue sleep. Having planned to stay here for a few days we checked the weather again and see that we can hop along to Trapini on the west ...
... Palace to view it but we opted out. We have seen many, many palaces in our travels. Instead, we went to the church St. John's of the Hermits. This is one of the most outstanding medieval buildings in Palermo. The church itself was built between 1130 adn 1148. It is standing on the site of a pre-existing underground natural spring and cave. Originally this church had been a pagan building. Then in 581, it became ...
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We arrived in Palermo on schedule, 8:30. Easy Jet worked fine except for standing in lines to get boarded. We took a ride into town by local taxi. It didn't cost us any more than the bus, and we got dropped off about 2 blocks from our hotel. Had we taken the bus we would have needed a taxi from the train station.
Believe it our not our room was ready for ...
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Confession boxes were abundant and there were small ‘alcoves’ highlighting one succinct theme; for example ‘Jesus carrying his cross’ or the Virgin Mary with the Baby Jesus and things of a similar nature. Marble flooring that was beautifully colour patterned and attention to the smallest detail. We were very glad we walked in and had a look about.
We visited several more churches but none in the league of the ...