Travel Blogs from Palermo, Italy

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Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by ianandjackie

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We walked the length & breadth of Palermo after we had assembled the flat pack bikes. I am a bit worried the pedals might unscrew as we cycle - watch this space. The day started with a thunderstorm so we had our cycling rain tops on, Richard's has a ...

Getting Lost and Found, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Getting Lost and Found

A travel blog entry by epicurist

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... dinner - most restaurants don't open until 8:00 pm. Had a fun time window shopping. My first impressions of Palermo - this is not watered-down-for-the-tourists Italy. It's the real thing. Very few people speak English so I need to keep the phrase book ...

Cefalu, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Cefalu

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath

... the hotel), I spent the afternoon catching up on my reading on Malta. Had our tour farewell dinner tonight. The food was awful. Palermo stinks of urine. What a shame the tour ended in Palermo because that's the memory of Sicily I will gad with me. ...

Lazy exploration of Palermo, Palermo , Italy travel blog

Lazy exploration of Palermo

A travel blog entry by lyndsay.neilson

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... two shortish lines so we got a good view of the touristic features of the city before heading home for dinner in the apartment. Palermo is old, and has many old parts that remain intact and serve as a reminder of the transience of human effort on the one ...

Italy Begins, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Italy Begins

A travel blog entry by zmcallahan

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... hostel and we toured down town all day today. We hope to get a late lunch then tomorrow we will leave for the south east of Sicily. Palermo is nice, a bit dirty but the people just crack me up. As a friend warned me, there is just no concept of lines and ...

Palermo, Italy, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo, Italy

A travel blog entry by danharriet

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... It was just a short half mile or so to the Bus Stop that we would use to start our tour around this city of Italy. Palermo is a small compact geographical city that has new sights and sounds around every corner. Every location we see has a very impressive ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by sbianchi

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... an hour and a half later. It was strange being in Palermo after staying in relatively small towns my entire time in Italy so far. Palermo seemed chaotic, large, and impersonal in comparison to the small villages where our camps have been. The buildings, ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by diamondden

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La cultura e vida siciliano, Palermo, Italy travel blog

La cultura e vida siciliano

A travel blog entry by 8forbreakfast

Vivace! ...

A walk around Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

A walk around Palermo

A travel blog entry by tizwoz

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... . Less pricey is the Diego pizzeria on Via Enrico Albanese which is great on a Sunday- really buzzing and packed and excellent food. We had to admit that the food we had in Sicily was the best we have had in Italy- but you have to love fish and ...

Last Day At Sea, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Last Day At Sea

A travel blog entry by hlavine

... •9pm dinner... Service and food not good tonight .violinist show How much R and R can YOU pack into a day��?? Tonight, as we were eating dinner, the ship passed through a very narrow strait between Italy and Sicily! It was ...

Erice / Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Erice / Palermo

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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Sunday, September 23, 2007 Erice / Palermo   A new guide this morning, Juliette. She is fabulous. Been guiding for 29 years, and really knows the history of the Island. She was able to tell the history like it was a story, making it very ...

Train to the capital of Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Train to the capital of Sicily

A travel blog entry by bclapp

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Saturday: Up at 7am to get the 8:10 train to Palermo to see the famous mummies, I bet they didn't think they would be hung on the walls for tourists to gawk at, the oldest was 1599 up to 1922. Had lunch at a little street cafe and saw the sights. had ...

La Aurora, Palermo, Italy travel blog

La Aurora

A travel blog entry by ataritouchme

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... filth and a hurricane of black pigeons that wade in putrid water. You could very easily, however, take out "New York" and put in "Palermo". As clean as Jakarta and about as much fun, this is one place in which you don't want to waste time. I was honestly ...

Weekend away Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Weekend away Sicily

A travel blog entry by braso11

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Monreale and Cefalu, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Monreale and Cefalu

A travel blog entry by footloose-too

We started the tour by visiting Monreale, a short drive form Palermo, to see the massive Cathedral built in 1174. The wall paintings were incredible and were like a book to educate the population about the old and New Testament stories. Mind you there was ...

day to ourselves around Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

day to ourselves around Palermo

A travel blog entry by oz09

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... not open to the public.  Mont Pellegrino is famous for being the final resting place of Santa Rosalia, the Patron Saint of Palermo.....it was also the place where someone found her mortal remains back in the 1600's and in a vision that same person ...

Anniversary, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Anniversary

A travel blog entry by beckandbill

The scenery on the train ride from Agrigento to Palermo was really lovely, although slightly spoiled by the fact that we forgot to validate our tickets and were facing a 50 euro fine if caught - luckily Bill managed to jump of the train at a station and ...

Umbria to Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Umbria to Sicily

A travel blog entry by footloose-too

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We were picked up by Francesco to drive us to Rome airport. His perfect English turned out be not surprising as he was born in Blackpool to an English mother an Italian father and was married to an American girl. When we got to the airport we found that ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by melyandd

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... allowed me to pass out while being fully aware).  We arrived so early that we were still able to trek around all of Palermo by foot and seeing a lot of the city. During the city’s closed hours (most of Italy shuts down between 1-4 give or ...

Palermo - don't be put off by first impressions!, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo - don't be put off by first impressions!

A travel blog entry by gary_13.

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... to Sicily's multicultural history. Next we headed to the wonderful 12th Century Cathedral of Monreale (Royal Mountain), above Palermo, which was built by Sicilian and Byzantine craftsmen, again resulting in a magnificent fusion of eastern and western ...

Day 9 - Palermo markets and street food, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Day 9 - Palermo markets and street food

A travel blog entry by sonpow

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... such an incredibly vibrant city and nowhere is that more evident than at the markets. Today we experienced the delights of Palermo's street food with Marco Romeo who runs the StreatPalermo tour of Palermo's market district. Palermo's markets are both mind ...

Are you talkin to me??, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Are you talkin to me??

A travel blog entry by phillipcoleman

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... on them, Ben explains that they are shops that refuse to pay the protection money, which many place still pay today.  That night we sat in the bar and watched a Palermo football match before getting an early night the catch the flight the next ...

Sicily: Day 5 & 6 – Palermo/Piazza Armerina, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Sicily: Day 5 & 6 – Palermo/Piazza Armerina

A travel blog entry by ernstandretha

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... thousands of mummies mounted against walls or lying in see-through caskets. Later that afternoon we took a stroll through Palermo’s historical city centre, with the Pretoria Fountain (probably not named after Andries Pretorius!) being a highlight. ...

ONE BAG, Palermo, Italy travel blog

ONE BAG

A travel blog entry by cutiebanana

The day of travel from Malaga to Palermo was unpleasant at times. First, we had a bit of time finding the airport bus when leaving Malaga. Then, the price of paying little to fly Easy Jet is that one feels persecuted by the luggage limitations. One is ...

6. Nap -Palermo, Palermo, Olaszország travel blog

6. Nap -Palermo

A travel blog entry by komoroczy

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Kényelmes ágy, kellemes idő, reggel 8. Szállásunkon nyolctol fél tízig van a reggeli szervírozása. ( Bence szerint 9-9:30-ig). :D Még tegnap este kérdezte a hölgy, hogy mit szeretnénk ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by leandroop

Llegamos a la capital de Sicilia, por fin. Misteriosa, encantadora, ...

Mobile Update, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Mobile Update

A travel blog entry by netti89

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Von meinem Sony Xperia(tm)-Smartphone ...

Cefalu and Palermo - Day 42, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Cefalu and Palermo - Day 42

A travel blog entry by kerrycrosbie

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... by what we found. Where was the chaotic traffic, the crowds of people, all the unsavoury characters and rubbish? I really liked Palermo too and felt completely safe walking around. Tonight we had the best value meal we have had in Europe this trip, ...

On part pour la Sicile, Palermo, Italy travel blog

On part pour la Sicile

A travel blog entry by mguay

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... pas une très belle vile: c'est très sale et tortueux. Les gens sont, par contre, assez gentils. Avant de partir de Palermo, nous avons visité le marché public qui est assez typique et spécial; plusieurs centaines de boutiques et d'étals tout le ...

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