Travel Blogs from Palermo, Italy

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Palermo and a serious preoccupation with food, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo and a serious preoccupation with food

A travel blog entry by elainehayes

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... , nonetheless, Roger II was the greatest Sicilian-Norman ruler who transformed Sicily from an Arab outpost into a Christian Kingdom, and Palermo into a splendid and cultured city. The jewel is the Cappella Palentina, built as his private chapel with a ...

The Trip Heads South, Palermo, Italy travel blog

The Trip Heads South

A travel blog entry by biznillage

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test ...

Polignano a mare, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Polignano a mare

A travel blog entry by robynbee

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Local ...

Polignano a mare, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Polignano a mare

A travel blog entry by robynbee

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Nice little balcony overlooking ...

Matera, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Matera

A travel blog entry by robynbee

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Our cave ...

Along the coast from Palermo., Palermo, Italy travel blog

Along the coast from Palermo.

A travel blog entry by tizwoz

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... park. There were facilities of loos and showers and a bar on the beach and it wasnt too crowded so everyone happy. Returning to Palermo was very slow because everyone else was going back and there was also a Festival in the city which closed several roads ...

Ostuni, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Ostuni

A travel blog entry by robynbee

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White ...

Ostuni, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Ostuni

A travel blog entry by robynbee

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More white paint ...

Nicoise salad, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Nicoise salad

A travel blog entry by robynbee

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Robyn made another tasty dinner. When will she let me cook. Never she ...

Ostuni (not so white city), Palermo, Italy travel blog

Ostuni (not so white city)

A travel blog entry by robynbee

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Chilling out having a Smoothie. Need a selfie stick I ...

Castello Ducale, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Castello Ducale

A travel blog entry by robynbee

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12th century castle with Norman tower. At Ceglie ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by rliimata

Palermo ...

Visiting Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Visiting Palermo

A travel blog entry by vivicarroll

We landed in Rome and then flew to Palermo.  Our first stop was Palazzo Abatelli to see a fabulous art collection.  Our hotel was the Politeama Palace.  I had a single room.  It was small with no ...

Palermo & Mondello, Sicily - Italy, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo & Mondello, Sicily - Italy

A travel blog entry by jacquiec

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... ;square of the city area of Palermo right near the Port - we joined a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus around the city. Palermo is noisy & chaotic with most of its buildings over 200 years old,  some dating back to 12th century - fought over ...

Palermo to Catania - Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo to Catania - Sicily

A travel blog entry by anngreen

... . We got some croissants and juice for breakfast - we drank the juice and ate some plum bread we bought yesterday. Arriving in Palermo, we were pleasantly surprised to see the train station clean and free of cigarette butts and litter. We wondered if the ...

Palermo Pre-Day, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo Pre-Day

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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Friday, September 21, 2007 Palermo   I wake rested and ready to explore. It is easy to cover a lot of ground in the city center, and I visit several outdoor markets and a couple of churches. I even manage to purchase my gifts for the farewell ...

Palermo, Sicily: never trust public transport, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo, Sicily: never trust public transport

A travel blog entry by andrewmarnie

Day 139 - 140, 23rd - 24th October 2006, Palermo, Sicily: never trust public transport It was a very short drive today, only about 80kms but the traffic was awful going through Palermo, as we expected, it is often compared with Rome or Napoli traffic ...

Superb location once you are there, Santa Cristina Gela, Italy travel blog

Superb location once you are there

A travel blog entry by ozmac

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Vertical drops again and on the route we took in, to the mountain valley, we passed through a village where we had some trouble getting the car through the very narrow streets, as well as through an old archway that was five meters long. End up being ...

Our day in Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Our day in Palermo

A travel blog entry by geoffbro

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A Bit about Palermo, Sicily, Italy Palermo is a cultural feast, a fascinating combination of East and West, Arab and Norman that is quite unlike any other European city on the Mediterranean. A simple stroll can serve to illustrate Palermo's rich heritage. ...

A culinary delight - cannelloni with phlegm sauce!, Palermo, Italy travel blog

A culinary delight - cannelloni with phlegm sauce!

A travel blog entry by pwong

... - excellent) and cassata (some type of Sicilian cake). It was also good, but the settevelli overpowered it a little. Palermo - there certainly is some stunning architecture here. Fountains, plazas, gardens ... it's a great place to walk. Absolutely ...

Da sud a nord della Sicilia..., Palermo, Italia travel blog

Da sud a nord della Sicilia...

A travel blog entry by karkade

... al mare ed evitare di vedere quella parte che offre templi e basta. Ritorniamo quindi a Catania e prendiamo l'autostrada in direzione Palermo. In mezzo alla Sicilia come mi diceva Marco c'è' il nulla... Appezzamenti coltivati, qualche paesino e ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by virginieb

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Day three in Cisternino, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Day three in Cisternino

A travel blog entry by robynbee

This morning being a Sunday we thought we would drive to the seaside village of Polignano a Mare. We knew there were plenty of eateries open there and a very renowned restaurant called Grotta Palazzese, that did a Degustation menu of five courses for ...

Cisternino, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Cisternino

A travel blog entry by robynbee

We are staying six nights here as it is a good base for interesting sights around the area of Puglia. In the morning we went into Cisternino to buy a sim card for network coverage as no wifi here. We walked around the streets and bought some lunch to ...

Going Home, Palermo to Rome, Italy travel blog

Going Home

A travel blog entry by janbroom

Alarm went off at 4.30 am, and we were ready to leave by 5.30 am.  Came down to reception and paid our bill and then waited for Ted and Sue who we were sharing a taxi to the airport together, as they were catching the same plane as us. We went ...

First time to Italy, Palermo, Italy travel blog

First time to Italy

A travel blog entry by raewallace

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Today we are in Palermo, Italy and I've organised a private tour. The port is very busy as there is another cruise ship in and two ferries that have just arrived. Before our tour we went in search of a post office as we wanted to send some of our ...

Boat ride and some Mummies, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Boat ride and some Mummies

A travel blog entry by aushiro

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... to help us through this struggle. This book was great. It heleped us come to a realization that there is no hotel available in Palermo, thanks to this guy at Hotel Lampedusa. He ended up calling all the hotels in town and found a vacancy at Hotel ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by frawldog

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... wait for a train to pass us.  As soon as we got off the train, we checked in our bags and started our trek around Palermo.  We should have asked for a map first because we went to the wrong part of town. Windows were broken out of cars and the ...

Driving across Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Driving across Sicily

A travel blog entry by tizwoz

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... Palermo. The drive across from Catania via the A29 reveals a mountainous barren landscape with little cultivation. The arrival into Palermo is disappointing as the outskirts like any major city are full of the blocks of uninspiring apartments. However ...

Taormina , Palermo, Italy travel blog

Taormina

A travel blog entry by robynbee

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After Palermo we left the nice apartment in Palermo for a seaside and touristy town of Taormina. On our way out of Palermo the GPS , when we needed it the most , decided to say 'battery low' and die! God we would have to figure out how to get out of town. ...

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