Travel Blogs from Palermo, Italy

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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 ...

PALERMO, Palermo, Italy travel blog

PALERMO

A travel blog entry by jlmoura

PALERMO ...

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 ...

Starting off on my own...., Palermo, Italy travel blog

Starting off on my own....

A travel blog entry by travellerbruce

Sad at bidding farewell to Doug, I took the shuttle-bus back into Palermo from the airport and walked back to the Hotel buying a new mouse for my computer along the way. I'd decided to go to Syracuse on the south coast, and looking at the travel options ...

The final Days, Palermo, Italy travel blog

The final Days

A travel blog entry by kateandglen

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... was sitting on the bus worried but laughing at me sprinting with one jandle on. After a few hours on the bus we arrive in Palermo. Our first instinct was to find our B&B. We knew it was near the airport, which we found out was about 30mins bus ride ...

Chaos & Calm in the City, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Chaos & Calm in the City

A travel blog entry by chris_n_tony

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After a long ferry crossing back to Sicily and a train journey we arrived in Palermo late Monday afternoon. First impressions were: noisy, chaotic, dirty and confusing. After a 20 minute walk we found our way to our apartment; it was nice and spacious, ...

Long day in the saddle, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Long day in the saddle

A travel blog entry by sandemac

... 40 minutes. We were 3 hours early for the plane. We got on then Easy jet flight and landed in less than an hour at Palermo. It was a beautiful sunny day. We caught a train to the station near our hotel and noticed how dirty Sicily is. rubbish everywhere. ...

a day in Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

a day in Palermo

A travel blog entry by mamadorsey

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October 20 2011 Port of call: Palermo (Sicily), Italy Bonjourno The City of Patron Saints (one of my Favorites to learn about) A while back while deciding on what to do in Palermo, I came across this article on the Catacombs in Palermo.  I might be ...

I See Dead People!!!, Palermo, Italy travel blog

I See Dead People!!!

A travel blog entry by marci.copeland

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... from the ship to begin what turned into a 4 mile walk about.  We started at the Teatro Massimo walking down Palermo's shopping street, Via Marqueda to Quatro Canti which means four countries.  Made a right turn on Vtitorrio Emmanuel making our ...

In Sicily, women are more dangerous than shotguns, Palermo, Italy travel blog

In Sicily, women are more dangerous than shotguns

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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... and we should just drive into Palermo and save the return bus trip.  We were right.  The traffic in Palermo now seems relatively calm - after spending several hours neogitating the goat trails of Monreale.  We easily found a secure parking ...

Gauner, Gangster und Ganoven?, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Gauner, Gangster und Ganoven?

A travel blog entry by kleinmeli

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... . Aber sind auch heute noch alle Sizilianer Gauner, Gangster und Ganoven? Nein, die Zeiten sind zum Glück vorbei und Palermo ist mittlerweile in der Verbrechnsstatistik nicht mehr unter den ersten 15. Aber bis das Image und der weltweite Ruf dem ...

More Ancient Sites and a return to Palermo....., Palermo, Italy travel blog

More Ancient Sites and a return to Palermo.....

A travel blog entry by eagle10

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... behind the hills, so I was only able to get a few photos with good lighting. After Segesta we continued back into Palermo.  Along the way we encountered a traffic jam, which looked like an Incidente Stradale (traffic incident), as an Ambulance ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by markimberly

Palermo ...

NO!!! Coulda been better, Palermo, Italy travel blog

NO!!! Coulda been better

A travel blog entry by smashleylaw

Hotel was pretty good. No breakfast though. Palermo...wel, lots of protests, dirty and just another crazy busy city... but the catacombes are really cool. Don't bring the kids...dead bodies all over the walls, including those of ...

Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo

A travel blog entry by stefy81

Arrivo all'aeroporto di Palermo e subito verso San Vito lo ...

Goodbye to Taormina, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Goodbye to Taormina

A travel blog entry by diotima

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... but we still had room for a little dessert, cannolicche. Then we were off to Monreale, a beautiful church on a hill (of course) overlooking Palermo. We only had to climb 99 steps to get there. It was worth the hike. After our tour we rode to the Night ...

Aug 31, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Aug 31

A travel blog entry by lindashipp

Palermo, Up and dressed early . Want to have breakfast before heading into town. Walked to the center. Yuck. Hot and humid. Alfredo took pics. Same ole tourist things. Some churches. Some of our friends took a tour. Interesting, But way ...

At long last................., Siracusa, Italy travel blog

At long last.................

A travel blog entry by wichitap2p

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Greetings from Sicily, the largest island off the Italian coast.  I am SOOOO glad to fnally find an Internet cafe!  We arrived safe and sound and dead tired because as soon as we arrived we started touring Malta.  When we finally ...

Landed on the ground of Italy, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Landed on the ground of Italy

A travel blog entry by rambler

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... knew it.. but bodylanguage and hands help a lot.. After taking the walk and catching up with the life in palermo we went to our first home in italy.. we stayed with Filippo.. a very nice, caring and fun host...travelled a lot and hosted a lot.. ...

Winter Half Term - Italy - Part 4, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Winter Half Term - Italy - Part 4

A travel blog entry by benboyd

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... by bus and was able to give me the bus number as well and where to get the bus.  Approximately 8 hours after arriving in Palermo I managed to find my hotel.   Since I slept on the train and had been walking all day I decided first thing was ...

Palermo I`m here and I fucking love ya!, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo I`m here and I fucking love ya!

A travel blog entry by iriejule

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... the way to the beach for about 30 minutes in a friendly manner, I still didn´t understand a word and decided to go and explore Palermo for a while.  The buildings in the city are breathtaking (I know they look a bit shitty on the pictures). You find ...

The end, Palermo, Italy travel blog

The end

A travel blog entry by teamjames

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We finished off our wander round Europe with a few days in Palermo. Had some nice food but we found the city a bit run down - which we took to be as a direct result of the assumed fact that it is run by the Mafia. And so back to London for a week to say ...

Palermo A Surprise Packet, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo A Surprise Packet

A travel blog entry by parkdel

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... inviting you to take your time to enjoy the experience. The old saying never judge a book by its cover certainly pertains to Palermo and Sicily. Untouched with so much to see, natural beauty abounds with a wide variety of sites such as beach resort towns ...

Spring Break Adventures, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Spring Break Adventures

A travel blog entry by rachelcalkins

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... and thrilled by the whole experience. We woke up early the next morning and stood on deck as we approached the port in Palermo.     I had an overall good impression of Palermo. That daily life there is touched by the Mafia is visible in ...

Day Trip to Polermo, Monreale, and Cefalu, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Day Trip to Polermo, Monreale, and Cefalu

A travel blog entry by samuelebaker

... art work has an eastern influence, iconographic in nature. walked up steps to top of the tower... view of Palermo and surrounding area. observed a wedding taking place. Cefalu:  Verycool coastal city  Had a very nice lunch ...

Palermo, Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo, Sicily

A travel blog entry by karenhopp

... and private boats and freighters, many high rise (7 story) buildings of flats, all surrounded by 600ft mountains of limestone. That's Palermo. At 8:30 AM,we boarded our bus, bound for the country and an archaelogical site and lunch at another villa, ...

day trip to Mt Etna & Taormina, Palermo, Italy travel blog

day trip to Mt Etna & Taormina

A travel blog entry by oz09

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... thru more picturesque streets before finally meeting up with Marco for the 2.5 hr drive back along the northern coastline to Palermo.  Another wonderful day, finished off by 45 minutes of peakhour traffic from city outskirts to our hotel! A real ...

Palermo and Monreale, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo and Monreale

A travel blog entry by williampotter

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... to the visitor. With a good map, it's worth seeking out the Piazza Verdi dominated by the Teatro Massimo, Palermo's premiere opera venue, though the allure is somewhat diminished by the stench of drains surrounding the tacky souvenir tables. More ...

Day 7 & 8: Arriverderci Roma, Buon Giorno Pale, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Day 7 & 8: Arriverderci Roma, Buon Giorno Pale

A travel blog entry by sonpow

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... breads. You can really see a a strong Arabic influence on the food here and it really is delicious. Our first day in Palermo started with a very fine breakfast prepared for us by Raffaella. We had cornettis, Melba toasts, sponge cake and tangerine cake, ...

Monreal / Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Monreal / Palermo

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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Saturday, September 22, 2007 Monreal / Palermo   Today: Absolutely perfect from beginning to end. And I believe it ended on a high C, with the final chorus from Don Pasquale.   Rosalia is our guide this morning on a panoramic driving ...

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