Travel Blogs from Cinisi
Today, we knew we were going stir crazy and longing for the hectic pace of our lives at home when we scanned the cruise daily newsletter searching for activities to occupy every last hour of our day. Our agenda for the day looked like this: •late breakfast with made to order omelettes • Eternal Rome enrichment lecture • watch ...
... day tools! We arrived back at the hotel about 6.30pm and had to get ready for dinner by 7.30pm. My hair has not been doing the right thing since having it cut in Florence so one of the ladies on the tour named Rosemary offered to do it for me with her hair straightener and it looked so much better. We walked to the restaurant and had a lovely time full of laughter with everyone. The meal was fantastic. We had a zucchini & potato ...
... the shops.
After a late lunch we headed back to collect the car and queue for the ferry to Naples. We bought ourselves a lovely picnic bread from the bakers, cheese and ham from a specialist shop and fruit and tomatoes from the green grocers; individual shops are still the norm and they do sell lovely food. We ate our picnic on deck as we sailed into the sunset, washed down by local wine before going to sleep early in our comfy cool cabin.
... church, dating from 1172, and as we approached I thought we might have made a mistake because the outside is pretty dull. Inside however it was just beautiful. The whole of the walls were covered with the most marvellous mosaics of biblical scenes.
We are now in a Palermo hotel and will spend a day here tomorrow before catching the ferry tomorrow night to Naples.
... he expected I would have had enough of and would have plenty of opportunity to see more of in other parts of Italy anyway. He'll bring me somewhere special and less touristy, he said.
Caverna de Sta. Rosalia She is the patron saint of Palermo. They have a massive celebration once a year (I forgot which time of the year) in honour of the healing miracles of Sta. Rosalia. The place is an amazing church built over a cavern or cave. ...
How has this b&b rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking