Travel Blogs from Palermo, Italy

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a day at sea, Palermo, Italy travel blog

a day at sea

A travel blog entry by mamadorsey

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October 19 2011 A day at sea Well here we are another day at Sea. We won't bore you with the same details as the other days at sea, other than it is wet and cool today. Attached is a picture of one of the rooms we visit daily on the ship.  These ...

The beach and the walk, Palermo , Italy travel blog

The beach and the walk

A travel blog entry by lyndsay.neilson

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... way back yo the rental car depot and returned the car unscathed  - PHEW!! We spent the afternoon exploring central Palermo on foot.  Visited an amazing oratorio with sculptures, paintings and frescoes competing for wall and ceiling space, cheek ...

Finally in Palermo! - part 2: Monreale and moving, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Finally in Palermo! - part 2: Monreale and moving

A travel blog entry by pao.pao

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... and the royal apartments that now host the offices of the Sicilian region Senate.  In the afternoon we visited the cathedral of Palermo, which, although having a truly beautiful facade, it is not as beautiful inside. The day after, my mom left, and I ...

Palermo Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo Sicily

A travel blog entry by marmarwong

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Palermo was quite different with what we thought. The air was polluted and the streets were dusty. It's not very "sun and beach" as we thought it was. Our stay in the hostel was at first good but ended up with some unpleasant experience. Not a very good ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by ludoargentina

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Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Sicily

A travel blog entry by jenipa

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Palermo Street Food Tour, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo Street Food Tour

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom

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... is famous for being used in Godfather 3. We were taken into the royal 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 ...

Erice and Segesta, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Erice and Segesta

A travel blog entry by footloose-too

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Today we visited the western part of the island to a hilltop village called Ereste. This town, amongst other thigs is noted for its marzipan pastries so naturally as they are flour less, we had to buy a box! It was a bit touristy for us. As we were going ...

Feet, Don't Fail Me Now., Palermo, Italy travel blog

Feet, Don't Fail Me Now.

A travel blog entry by jmdipippa

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... ground. We did that today. But, before we do talk about that, have I complained about the traffic? Well, if come to Palermo, be prepared for vehicles everywhere - and I do mean everywhere! Cars and scooters clog every street and alleyway at all hours ...

Day 4. Another day with Francesco, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Day 4. Another day with Francesco

A travel blog entry by elena.tkacheva

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В 11 часов встретились с Франческо и поехали ...

Day 5. Shopping day!, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Day 5. Shopping day!

A travel blog entry by elena.tkacheva

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Последний день в приветливом, солнечном, ...

Day 6. Flight back home, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Day 6. Flight back home

A travel blog entry by elena.tkacheva

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Вот и закончились эти замечательные ...

Driving in the city, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Driving in the city

A travel blog entry by marcusfs

Arrive Rome at 8smth then to Palermo 10smth. Get the Audi A1 in Europcar Drive to Palermo find Chilam Marc Chung Buy hot dog and coke No hostel fee :p should be 20 euro Drive to San Vito Lo Capo Then Trapani bought ice cream water and shampoo And ...

bella palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

bella palermo

A travel blog entry by edu_4free

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Trip of a lifetime, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Trip of a lifetime

A travel blog entry by mxbart

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Went on a overnight trip to Palermo to visit the city and the famous capuchin catacombs where there are thousands of bodies that have been preserved for thousands of years and the famous rosalia lombardo a 2 year old girl who died of pneumonia her father ...

Junk for Sale, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Junk for Sale

A travel blog entry by sbianchi

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... Sicily. It' so ornate and the gold mosaics are incredible! Then, we drove up Monte Pellegrino, a mountain right next to Palermo, to a sanctuary for the patron saint of Palermo, Santa Rosalia. The church where where many people come to praise Santa ...

Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Sicily

A travel blog entry by prometheusg

Ok, here's Palermo. We pulled in here for a few days off and on over the course of the deployment, though I'm only putting this one entry. I never really got a lot of time off because I was working very long hours. I did manage to get one full day ...

Finally in Palermo! - part 1: Addiopizzo Event, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Finally in Palermo! - part 1: Addiopizzo Event

A travel blog entry by pao.pao

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... where to eat. After a long walk in the city center, we stopped at one of the most famous and oldest restaurants of Palermo, "Antica Focacceria San Francesco": the place was really neat, but the food was not very tasty. In the afternoon, after a short nap ...

Last day in Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Last day in Sicily

A travel blog entry by cflove

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... to buy stamps for post cards they seemed incredulous that I wanted stamps. I thought it was just their branch but the one in Palermo was worse. I had 2 parcels to send, the guy weighed the first one, then had a row with a customer and stuck the prepaid ...

Arrival in Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Arrival in Palermo

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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... an airport bathroom. I flee, thinking that Senator Craig from Idaho would have enjoyed this place!   Flying into Palermo is beautiful, along a coastline comprised of flat areas with towns between craggy, uninhabited hills and cliffs. The sun and ...

Life Lessons 1-3, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Life Lessons 1-3

A travel blog entry by la-bella-vita

... food or swimming in the Med mid-winter in your undies. As I write this post, I'm on the train from Napoli  to Palermo in Sicily. Lesson number one: If you don't wish to be targeted by half the population ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by frawldog

... ;It was the first time I stayed the night here as the first two times were transiting to and from the ferries and staying in Palermo between 5 and 10 hours.  There really is not much here for tourist things.  We took a taxi to ...

Day 17 Palermo and overnight ferry to Naples., Palermo, Italy travel blog

Day 17 Palermo and overnight ferry to Naples.

A travel blog entry by laurel.furphy

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... . It was simply stunning. Next we called at the Cathedral of Palermo where several kings and queens are buried, as well as Palermo's Patron Saint - Rosalie. Her story is too long to tell here, but briefly she is attributed with stopping The Plague in ...

So this is Palermo?, Palermo, Italy travel blog

So this is Palermo?

A travel blog entry by al-karen

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... Sicilian life, the economy, jobs and Mom was listening to their problems just like at home. One more brief stop in the port town of Palermo and we returned to the ship at 4:30pm. We went up to the buffet around 6:30 intending to see the show at 8 but ...

A more scenic day in Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

A more scenic day in Palermo

A travel blog entry by concealed

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... Clara on vacation after finishing a masters degree in Mexico City. We found a pizza place on in a popular night time area of Palermo. Well the experience there was very interested. One of the people that work there just kept yelling all of the time and ...

Tunis, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Tunis

A travel blog entry by anneo

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No Internet access yesterday in Sicily. Greeted by camels and a Tunisian quartet including a somewhat disinterested belly dancer. This morning was a "ruinous" trip first stop the oldest ruins of ancient Carthage then on to the remains of the old port. ...

Go West life is peaceful there, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Go West life is peaceful there

A travel blog entry by lucindafagan

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... a coffee stop and then found a spot right on the beach as the sun was setting for our late lunch. We knew we were in Palermo once we hit traffic. We then noticed the rubbish in the roads, the run down places, and the dodgy characters walking around - Gary ...

Monreale,przedmieścia Palermo,Montepellegrino, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Monreale,przedmieścia Palermo,Montepellegrino

A travel blog entry by aniarybicka

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... w stronę domu, marząc o ciepłej kolacji i ziemniaczkach ;) ps. jeszcze kilka słów o ruchu ulicznym w Palermo... 1. zakaz wjazdu jest tylko sugestią, niekoniecznie przestrzeganą 2. parkuje się WSZĘDZIE i DUZO ...

PALERMO, Palermo, Italy travel blog

PALERMO

A travel blog entry by jlmoura

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The search for Pasta con sarde, Palermo, Italy travel blog

The search for Pasta con sarde

A travel blog entry by concealed

Tonight, three Californian sisters, one Brazilian guy, and I went on the search for pasta con sarde, a Sicilian treat. After stopping in half a dozen restaurants, the "tre sorelle" restaurant (three sisters, ironically) decided they can make us the ...

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