B&B San Gabriele

Via Alloro, 107, Palermo, Sicily, 90133, Italy | B&B
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Palermo Street Food Tour

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 18, 2014

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... box, where Al Pacino sat during the movie. Palermo's opera house is the largest in Italy and the 3rd largest in the world.

In the afternoon, we took a bus up to Monreale, a city on a hill above Palermo. It is most known for it's beautiful Duomo which was built in 1147. We climbed to the top and had some beautiful views of the city below. When we got down, there was a wedding taking place in the cathedral. Apparently ...

Cooking with the Duchess

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 17, 2014

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The place we are staying, Butera 28, is in an 18th century palazzo which overlooks the sea. In 1849 it became the property of Giulio Fabrizio Tomasi di Lampedusa, the Prince astronomer who would become the model for the main character in The Leopard. This novel was written by the Prince's great-grandson, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. The palazzo was the author's last home until his death in 1957, and is now the home of his adoptive son (the Duke) who has restored it to its ...

Great day in Sicily

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 16, 2014

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... started in 424 BC, but was never finished. We also hiked to the top of the hill to a Greek Theater for a terrific view of the hillside and the sea. After Segsta we headed to Marsala. Tom had found a winery that made marsala wine, which is a sweet desert wine. In the U.S, we mostly use one variety of it for cooking, but there are some very good drinking wines as well. We had a tour and then a tasting. We continued on to Trapani, a busy port ...

Palermo - Special Place in Sicily

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

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... so social -- they got socialised from the time they're babies! After finishing off at the restaurant with munchies, we drove to another place for "dinner". Pepe said "You're lucky, I bring you to the best restaurant in Palermo!" It was 10:30 by the time food was served! I fought myself from falling asleep! It was midnight by the team we finished.

Last day. Pepe brought me to his parents' place. Along the way he bought flowers and ...

The Corleone of the anti-mafia

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

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... of peasants, but the application of this law is prevented in Sicily by both the land owners and the mafia. The peasants decide to occupy the lands: while thousands of them were marching in the fields, mafia hit men were shooting to the crowd from the mountains above the occupied fields. On the 10th of March 1948, Placido decides to occupy the fields of the Strasasso, belonging to the mafia family governed by Michele Navarra, the Chief of Medicine of the Hospital of the ...