Travel Blogs from Palermo, Italy

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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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Palermo Sicily where we almost missed the boat!, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo Sicily where we almost missed the boat!

A travel blog entry by hartmangoseedo

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... , yes the real Mafia, throughout the years has taken its toll on the structures and the people too. From what I learned, Palermo's people and the current government is finally standing up against the violence and the power of the Mafia to take back their ...

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 ...

Bubaluci e mozzarella, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Bubaluci e mozzarella

A travel blog entry by nats_adventure

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... im goung to someones wedding (lol!) with angela alessandro ricardo and gioacchino. Then im sleeping here then friday we r going into palermo with ricardo and gioacchino (on motor bike?) then on the weekend we are going beach with marianna and ricardo and ...

Palermo, way to many churches for Mike's taste ..., Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo, way to many churches for Mike's taste ...

A travel blog entry by mike-christelle

... EEC is showering money on the island cultural treasures, they are catching up on everything at once. Practically 1/3 of historic Palermo is under tarp, another third is crumbling away, ferns and trees growing from Palaces balconies and Palermitans are ...

Palermo... do yourself a favour and visit, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo... do yourself a favour and visit

A travel blog entry by richlum

... id=613699523&l=d52f5cf9ba Got to Palermo real early in the morning so left bags at Ai Quattro Canti hostel and wandered around Palermo. Saw some cool local markets with more varieties of olives than I'd ever seen and home jarred anchovies. Went to Bar ...

Mangia, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Mangia

A travel blog entry by annamarie16

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Mangia. :) I wish I could explain to you all how many times I have heard "mangia." I am in Palermo, Sicily visiting family. I would go on to explain how I am related to them, but it gets a little complicated...just know that I'm in Italy where everyone is ...

Cappell Patatina, Monreale, Cathedral, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Cappell Patatina, Monreale, Cathedral

A travel blog entry by debjo

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... busy street. On our own for dinner we headed down to Café Royal where we'd had a nice dinner another night in Palermo. It was another wonderfully relaxed meal of spaghetti carbonera (I'm really liking this!) Then a taxi back to our hotel. ...

Mafia Country?, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Mafia Country?

A travel blog entry by dinoshona

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... have dirty smelly alley ways and grand old palaces, with there scars still evident from the bombings in WWII. Palermo is also home to the largest Opera house in Italy and third largest in Europe. The city has a raw energy that captures you the minute you ...

Heading to Monreale, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Heading to Monreale

A travel blog entry by apeoffools

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Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by pugsly2002

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Today i arrived in Sicily. Again, I arrived with no lodging arranged. fortunately I got a flier from a guy outside the train station for a hostel that was 20 (Euro) a night. I got here and its a univeristy dorm hall that they open up during the summer ...

Reaching Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Reaching Sicily

A travel blog entry by dreamchaser

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After being returned from Egypt I immediately booked my train ticket to Palermo. Since everyone in Italy is going on holiday this time it was really hard to get a trein ticket and I had to go 19,5 hours by train to arrive in Sicily. But finally I arrived ...

Rainy day in Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Rainy day in Palermo

A travel blog entry by rbartorillo

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... we took a walk on the beach, has a mini pizzette and gellato, so good.. Then back on the bus to shower and head to the Palermo Soccer game.. When we returned to The Micciche casa, we were greeted with a pasta and salad lunch.. Then we were off to the ...

Jan 04, 2015, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Jan 04, 2015

A travel blog entry by nbates91

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Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by doodlebugs

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... where I had to wait in line for half an hour and run back to the ship. We made it with a few minutes to spare. Palermo (Kim) We caught the night train from Rome around 8PM. Our ride would take us 12 hours. This was more than plenty of ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by dgreen78

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Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Christians, Shepherds,, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Christians, Shepherds,

A travel blog entry by dawn.meiklejohn

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Headed north through Sicily to Palermo via Segesta and visited more mountain top ruins of one of the best preserved Temples. From there we went 2 km uphill to the theater and castle remains. Perched on that mountaintop first lived the Greeks in 600 ...

Caotic Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Caotic Palermo

A travel blog entry by lisandroni

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Que ciudad mas enquilombada! Aca estan todos, mafia, los que manejan mal, los mugrientos, los que no quieren trabajar etc. Nada que ver con el resto de ...

Cefalu--13 and 14 jan walking up in town ..., Cefalu and Palermo, Italy travel blog

Cefalu--13 and 14 jan walking up in town ...

A travel blog entry by eurocarpenters

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... '. We'd suddenly have plenty of oil reserves and there would be some mighty quick development of economical gas engines. But I digress. Palermo, as we have read, is quite an old city with roots going back 3,000 years. All of the Mediterranean cultures ...

Segesta and Erice, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Segesta and Erice

A travel blog entry by drowles

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... back to the hotel I had to plan for the last leg of my trip. I'm headed for Agrigento and its valley of kings, than back to Palermo for one night before I fly to Rome. I've changed my plans and will be returning home from Rome on the 8th of ...

Island Sun, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Island Sun

A travel blog entry by dawn.meiklejohn

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... The bronze door has 42 Biblical scenes. We shared caprese and stuffed meat balls (tasted like pork sausage) a Monreale specialty. Palermo food markets definitely have an Arabian feel. Breakfast was fresh squeezed blood red orange juice and fried rice ...

SICILY, Santo Stefano, Cefalu, Palermo, Italy travel blog

SICILY

A travel blog entry by joann.hill12

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... we visited nearby coastal town Cefalu with Fina, Enzo, Jean Carla, and Augostino, and on the last day of our trip, we went to Palermo to stay with my cousin Arcangelita prior to our return flight home. We ate so incredibly well on this trip. On my mom's ...

A day in Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

A day in Palermo

A travel blog entry by rbartorillo

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Got up and went for a walk around Palermo (4.53 miles).  A bit different from home... We only saw 1 or two larger grocery stores.  There are many small fruit and vegtable shops and butchers.  Here people will shop at several specialty ...

Checking out some free sights with the locals!!, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Checking out some free sights with the locals!!

A travel blog entry by rbartorillo

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... today). We couldn't believe the street vendors out so early, selling things from fresh seafood, pastries, fruit, and of course the Palermo Soccer items. We were only about 2 blocks from the house when we notice the sky getting dark and then the lightening ...

Returning from Favignana, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Returning from Favignana

A travel blog entry by dreamchaser

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In the morning we visited the grottoes of Favignana by boat - but the weather became really bad by the time. After that we walked around the village until we took the boat back to Trapani and from there back to Palermo by ...

A day at the seaside. .., Palermo, Italy travel blog

A day at the seaside. ..

A travel blog entry by ceesadventures

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