Il Glicine Centro Storico

Via Terra delle Mosche 23, Palermo, Sicily, 90133, Italy | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Palermo

Palermo Street Food Tour

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 18, 2014

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... t go to waste. Some of the foods we ate were arancina(risotto balls), fried fish, vegetables and Panelle, which we made in our cooking class. We also had some beef. They were selling all parts of the cow-intestines, lungs, tongue, lips, etc. No one in our group wanted to try those, so I think we just had the regular beef. We walked over to another street where the man was cooking up spleen. Our group got 2 sandwiches and cut ...

Cooking with the Duchess

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 17, 2014

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... class. We also made swordfish rolls. These are very popular in Sicily and we saw them throughout the markets. The recipe says to ask your fishmonger to slice the swordfish as thin as possible. Don't think this is happening in Asheville! (Notice the picture of the swordfish being sliced. ) The bell pepper, caper and black olive salad was good. We baked the peppers in a very hot oven until they were blackened on all sides and then covered them with plastic wrap to make moisture. ...

Great day in Sicily

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 16, 2014

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Tom had found a sailboat excursion in Tripani, a town about an hour from Palermo that we were going to do today, but it had to be canceled because there needed to be at least 6 people and we were the only ones. They said the seas had been rough and there had not been as much business. We decided to head to Tripani anyway and do some side trips along the way. First , we stopped at Segesta, an ancient city with a standing Greek temple. The ...

Palermo - Special Place in Sicily

A travel blog entry by rona.puntawe on Jun 22, 2014

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... the airport, one of the conference participants who is a local in Palermo helped five of us to share a cab -- cost 40E, so it was only 8E each.As instructed by my Palermo host, Pepe, I asked cabbie to drop me at Bar Bristol at the Port of Palermo. Took around 30-40 minutes from the airport. While waiting for my host to pick me up, I had lemon granita as he recommended -- which I found out a very common breakfast must-have. Pepe picked me ...

The Corleone of the anti-mafia

A travel blog entry by pao.pao on Jun 06, 2014

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Spoiler! Disclaimer! Corleone is NOT a mafia family! Corleone is a town, in Sicily, where some of the most powerful mafia families of the last 100 years came/come from, but it has nothing to do with the Corleone family introduced by the movie "The Godfather".

I went to visit Corleone with some German students who were doing a tour of Sicily with Addiopizzo Travel, the tour operator born from the Addiopizzo experience that offers pizzo-free tours in Sicily. The tour was guided ...