Travel Blogs from Palermo, Italy

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Falcone and Borsellino memorial day, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Falcone and Borsellino memorial day

A travel blog entry by pao.pao

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... considered the first anti-mafia rebellion in Palermo. Moreover, he remembered how during the funerals of Borsellino the people of Palermo were yelling "Resistenza" - "Resistence" -, which is not a word that used to belong to the vocabulary of a person ...

Vivere da Zero starts in Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Vivere da Zero starts in Palermo

A travel blog entry by caseyzero

I'm starting my travel, my performance, my new life. A long trip through Italy by bike and without money starting from the south of Italy. Palermo it's the starting point. Write to me if you have any advice about people, food, life.. for free, or, better, ...

Agrigento, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Agrigento

A travel blog entry by footloose-too

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Today we drove from Palermo to Agrigento. The coast of Sicily around Palermo is quite barren. The mountains come quite close to the sea so there is a narrow strip of marginal land growing oranges and olives ( and houses) but to get to Agrigento we had to ...

Sicily!, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Sicily!

A travel blog entry by emilyandjann

We disembarked early this morning and had breakfast at a local restaurant.  Then we went to the Palentine Chapel and Monreale.  Later in the afternoon, we toured the Valley of Temples near Agrigento.  These are considered some of the best ...

Weekend in Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Weekend in Palermo

A travel blog entry by timkuli

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... , even at this time of year--I supposed because it is not so hot. I can imagine that Sicily gets very hot in the summer. Palermo is a very manageable city to walk around in. I arrived on a Friday and spent about 6 hours walking around many parts of the ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by jonashelgason

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Búin ağ eyğa deginum í Palermo - verslanir, veitingastağir og ferğamannastağir. Hitinn í dag hefur veriğ nánast óbærilegur og erum viğ şó ımsu vön. Byrjuğum á verslunargötunni en færğum okkur svo yfir á ferağmannastağina eftir ...

Palazzo Reale, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palazzo Reale

A travel blog entry by sammycali

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The Palazzo Reale in Palermo,Sicily is the Norman Palace and was housed by Roger II of Hauteville , William I and William II , though was abandoned during the Angevin and Aragonese dominations though was reinhabitated under the Spanish viceroys in the ...

Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Sicily

A travel blog entry by seeker11

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The train went right onto the ferry for Sicily. Then it was a short ride to Palermo. Spent a few days here and went by train down to Catania. The hotel was great, we sat on the roof in the evening and watched Mt Etna flowing a beautiful red river of lava. ...

Days at sea then a visit to Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Days at sea then a visit to Sicily

A travel blog entry by mrsmac

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... We did have an excellent American Shiraz,Sequel, made by John Duval who used to produce Grange for Penfolds. The next morning we arrived in Palermo in Sicily. We decided to use the hop on, hop off buses here as we had in Barcelona. We caught the first one ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by bnadon

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Palermo (March 17th), Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo (March 17th)

A travel blog entry by jll_nd

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... (no repeated carvings).  Lovely and entertaining. These buildings were built when people really cared about their work. Near the cloister were overlooks of the city of Palermo and the surrounding region.  The view goes out ...

first of 5 x nights in Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

first of 5 x nights in Palermo

A travel blog entry by oz09

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... which features one of the most impressive & vast uses of mosaic tiles in the world....truly something to see, and the views across Palermo & the nearby coastline were very nice as well. A morning well spent, and well worth the money, as we saw ...

First day at work, Palermo, Italy travel blog

First day at work

A travel blog entry by pao.pao

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... International contacts - media, entrepreneurs, Universities, curious people - that I can begin working with. Some of us ate together (in Italy, we think about eating all the time!), took a couple of coffees together, and then I witnessed a meeting of the ...

Stuck in Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Stuck in Sicily

A travel blog entry by ronamoon

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... far.  Got to our camp – Rais Gerbi – (GPS 38°01'23"N 14°09’14”E), about 90km east of Palermo (173km west of Messina) near the village of  Finale. It is 7-star compared to anything we have seen in Africa – South ...

Palermo: Even dirtier than Naples!, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo: Even dirtier than Naples!

A travel blog entry by lthisu

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... Castle) for another tour. I'll spare you the pictures of the next visit, as we decided to check out the catacombs of Palermo, which are completely open and house over 8000 remains in various stages of decay, dating from the 13th through the 17th century. ...

I am sailing, I am sailing,  Across the seas etc, Palermo, Italy travel blog

I am sailing, I am sailing, Across the seas etc

A travel blog entry by a2travel

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Sicily here we come We take the ferry to Messina then catch a 4-hour bus to Palermo where I have booked a different type of accommodation to give Adam a treat. It’s a B&B in the ritzy area of Mondello just out of Palermo. After a secret ...

Sad goodbye to Praiano, but Hello Palermo, Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Sad goodbye to Praiano, but Hello Palermo, Sicily

A travel blog entry by gary_13.

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... to the first of a stream of Italian and English announcements that the food areas were open for breakfast. Disembarkment went smoothly in Palermo and we headed to our very central hotel, at the very early time of just after 8am on Sunday morning. We were ...

You ainàt seen Italy til youàve seen Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

You ainàt seen Italy til youàve seen Palermo

A travel blog entry by rachaelnicholls

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Palermo is hot, beautiful, exciting and friendly. Love the people, love the city. Will write more late, donàt want to waste any time inside. My favourite place so far. On to Mt.Etna, Catania and may spend the night in Notto or Notte or something. ...

Recovering and back to reality, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Recovering and back to reality

A travel blog entry by travellerbruce

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... myself and we went in to discover theat inside the Hotel wasn’t too bad and the rooms and service were quite good. Palermo’s a big City with, of course, a pretty terrible reputation. But we didn’t find it too daunting walking the ...

A free day so I had to ride, Palermo, Italy travel blog

A free day so I had to ride

A travel blog entry by mjbolen

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... after dark and there was still rush hour traffic in full swing. I don’t think it ever dies down. As challenging as negotiating Palermo traffic is in daylight, it’s even more so when in the dark. I must admit, I’m beginning to enjoy the ...

Sicily with Lidia, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Sicily with Lidia

A travel blog entry by hambone5000

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... an educational program in Sicily and earn the designation of Sicily Sales Specialist.  Aside from visiting highlights in Palermo, Agrigento and Taormina, I had the opportunity of meeting and dining with Lidia Bastianich (of PBS fame). I ...

Palmetto, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palmetto

A travel blog entry by robynmclennan

Very interesting and very wet. Went to Catacombs and viewed bodies from the 18 hundreds as it was the custom and also prestige to have your body embalmed and left in these vaults. Had wine and pizza in the square and them TGIF heavens opened and it ...

Kurzer Kommentar nach dem ersten Umsteigen, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Kurzer Kommentar nach dem ersten Umsteigen

A travel blog entry by netti89

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... anderen versuchten, sich (lautstark) zu einigen. Nuja, weiss man das naechste Mal. Hab tierisch geweint als ich von Palermo abgeflogen bin. Sizilien und die Menschen dort haben mir echt mein Herz gestohlen. Wird bestimmt nicht allzulange dauern, bis ich ...

Soaking in the Italian Sun, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Soaking in the Italian Sun

A travel blog entry by nboyer

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... -day weekend and go somewhere else. Hmm.... where to this time. How about Sicily?  Looking at flights and different options Palermo, Sicily was chosen. We left Friday really, really early and got to Sicily at about 9:30. However the actual city of ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by noyelles

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... Tunisian tour but it was nice to be able to wander at will rather than under orders. Every coin has 2 faces. Walking in Palermo is an exciting experience as many of the streets are just narrow lanes & traffic rules seem to be advisory rather than ...

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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