Travel Blogs from Palermo, Italy

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Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... and the next day try and do the same with the added stimuli of all these beautiful churches in between fruit and fish stands. Palermo is an incredibly fascinating place with so much history to offer. You could probably smell it if it wasn't for all the ...

Drive by Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Drive by Palermo

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... south to Tunisia (once Carthage) from here instead of heading north and onwards to a new home. I eventually arrived at Palermo and after finding accommodation a visit to the port confirmed a sneaking suspicion. The ferry was due to depart at ...

Pirates of the Mediterranean, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Pirates of the Mediterranean

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... some ice cream. Allyson took me back downtown that evening so I could catch the ferry...I barely made it. I cruised from there to Palermo in Sicily and continued on to meet up with the sailboat. Allyson was a great host and didn't ever threaten to kick ...

Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Sicily

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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Short trip to Sicily - Cheap flights Stanstead-Palermo on Ryan Air. One day and night in Palermo, then hopped on the train just along the coast to Cefalu where we did very little except sit on the beach by day and stuff ourselves with Pizza, fresh ...

Hot and spicy in Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Hot and spicy in Sicily

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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... got stuck in a tunnel and all the lights went out! And there were some very dodgy characters on the train! Anyway, I love Palermo. Itās such a mix of cultures and architectural styles- Moorish, Norman, Spanish Baroque, itās all here. Much of it is in ...

Starting a tour of the other end of Sicily..., Palermo, Italy travel blog

Starting a tour of the other end of Sicily...

A travel blog entry by bj_oysterworld

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... mountainous scenery of the Madonie National Park among other delights before we emerged to the largely industrialised coastline around Palermo. I must say the stark chimneys and pollution came as quite a shock after the snow-capped peaks and open lush ...

The Island of My Other Ancestors, Palermo, Italy travel blog

The Island of My Other Ancestors

A travel blog entry by tmcclurg

We left Sorrento early in order to take an 8 hour train ride from Napoli to Palermo Sicily. I managed to read and entire book on the train ride down, leaving nothing for me to read while I was in Sicily. We got into Palermo late at night, and had a ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by ashygag

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... got to tag along w/ a school group for a show, but the group never showed.... tahnks inclement weather!!!!  Apparently Sicily and Palermo especially are known for the crafts, ceramics, puppets ---- active art, I love it! I walked past this little ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by johnnyg

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... it all back up and continue the trip. All that stuffing around takes a long time though! We had a few hours to kill in Palermo and wandered around fairly aimlessly. The city isn't exactly built for tourists. It is very run down, shabby, and full of ...

Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Sicily

A travel blog entry by msu

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1/27/07- Arriving early in the afternoon, from Rome, into Naples. Spending the remaining light of the day touring around Castle Saint Elmo. Saint Elmo's offers an enchanting view of Naples as well as of the Mediterranean and surrounding mountains. ...

Agrigento to Corleone to Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Agrigento to Corleone to Palermo

A travel blog entry by debjo

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... from school....kids are kids no matter where they live! Being the siesta time not much was open so we headed off to Palermo. We had a stop for petrol where apparently the owners had a real sense of humor about the oil prices! Our hotel was not ...

Palermo: Not an oasis in the sun, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo: Not an oasis in the sun

A travel blog entry by ainaz

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Palermo is cool, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo is cool

A travel blog entry by ashygag

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... Santa Rosalia supposedly are.  She apparently saved the city from Plague and so now she is the (quite revered) patron saint of Palermo.  So this sanctuary is literally built to the side of this cliff rock wall up on the mountain, with I kid you ...

Palermo !, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo !

A travel blog entry by debjo

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... UID=debjo&tweb_tripID=sicily2006&tweb_entryID=1160056260&tweb_PID=&tweb_guest_password=&POPUP=YES&tweb_img_filename=509470-cattacombe_dei_cappuccini-palermo.jpeg Then we spent several hours pouring through the Museum. It was a great place with lots of ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by vinoraja

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Week 19 cont... 10/07/2012 – 11/07/2012 I arrived at Palermo (sicily) at about 6:30am and walked to my hostel. I got to the hostel at about 7am and knocked on the door. Being a hostel I thought the reception would have been open 24 hours. BOY was I ...

We Arrived!, Palermo, Italy travel blog

We Arrived!

A travel blog entry by debjo

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... to be entertained by an airport. Finally we crammed ourselves into the bus then into the plane for the 45 minute flight to Palermo. It was very cloudy over Sicily so our first sight of land was when we came into the airport. Customs was quick and ...

The trip continues to Sicily, Palermo, Sicily, Italy travel blog

The trip continues to Sicily

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... drove to the top of Mount Pellegrino to overlook Palermo.  It was an impressive view. Our tour group left Palermo in the morning on July 28th and made a stop at Agrigento to visit the ancient Greek temples from ...

Viva la Mafia, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Viva la Mafia

A travel blog entry by danny23dc

If you have doubts whether the mafia is still working... I don't. Palermo is a charming mediterranean city, his highlights are so great, his Cathedral is amazing, but try not to get lost in the streets... we saw a peculiar street market and we decided to ...

"you gotta no rules here"

A travel blog entry by annamarie16

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... we looked like we were in some sort of procession because we were so many people all walking together down the sidewalks of Palermo. Twenty short, dark haired Italians walking together--then there was me. The only tall, blonde in heals, walking ...

Mama Mia, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Mama Mia

A travel blog entry by matt81

... Then, we hop the bus and go, searching for scenery and inspiring landscapes.  So far we have not missed.  Palermo's shores are beaches and massive ocean side rocky mountains rising several hundred metres-mostly straight up.  I have the mind ...

Sicilia, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Sicilia

A travel blog entry by bestofgiulia

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2007, Christmas and New Years in ...

Mafia and Mosque-churches, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Mafia and Mosque-churches

A travel blog entry by zoharl

... , we checked in, took the best showers EVER (did I mention how disgustingly hot the train was?) and started to wander around Palermo. It is a really really interesting city. There are lots of beautiful old buildings, often built in an Arab-Norman style ...

Our Sicily Bike Tour, Palermo, Sicily, Italy travel blog

Our Sicily Bike Tour

A travel blog entry by kcassaro

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... oil producing farm and bought some of their stock in Piana degli Albanesi. Today, we drove here to Monreale (just outside of Palermo) and have been enjoying the best sweet ricotta cannolis ever!! A wonderful end to this piece of  our journey. The ...

Gelato sandwich. Really. Gelato stuffed into a bun, Palermo, Sicily, Italy travel blog

Gelato sandwich. Really. Gelato stuffed into a bun

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

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... the wrong lineup. We were stunned when the lady at our seventh lineup finally sold us a stamp. Although it took almost 12 hours by train to get to Palermo from the mainland, we were glad we made the long trek and would readily come back again ...

Back to Italy we go!, Sicily, Italy travel blog

Back to Italy we go!

A travel blog entry by i.d.k.

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Today was our second (and last) sea day aboard the ship. The most exciting thing to happen was our decision to eat breakfast in the formal dining room where we met six other people with neat stories.  We sat across from a couple from Australia, ...

Mar 12, 2007, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Mar 12, 2007

A travel blog entry by riiki

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Finally made it., Palermo, Italy travel blog

Finally made it.

A travel blog entry by carriejustin

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... a guy who is going to open up a brew pub come next June and wants Justin to be his brewer.  He took us around Palermo, out to lunch, and introduced us to his family.  He doesn't plan on breaking ground until January but told us we could stay at ...

Very mixed city...., Palermo, Italy travel blog

Very mixed city....

A travel blog entry by gary.rosewarne

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We arrived in Palermo around 6pm and it was almost dark. We quickly realised that the city is worse than Hillbrow in Johannesburg in certain areas (thanks to a road closure due to a street carnival and the GPS) and a really smart Mediterranean sea-side ...

Sicily!, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Sicily!

A travel blog entry by kureas

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... We had delicious pastries and a few solo cafes. then we walked around a bit as he gave us some more interesting history about Palermo which all Sicilians are fiercely proud of, sacking and all. I made my farewells and went to bed. The next morning I ...

Hit the markets and had dinner, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Hit the markets and had dinner

A travel blog entry by rbartorillo

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... are flattened, breaded and fried -pretty tasty).  Later we headed out to see a few of the seldom seen sights of Palermo.  The cultural/historical society had several sites open for free on the weekends for the month of October.  We went to ...

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