Albergo Cavour

Via Alessandro Manzoni 11, Palermo, Sicily, 90133, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Palermo

Palermo Street Food Tour

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 18, 2014

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... 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 a hill above Palermo. It is most known for it's beautiful Duomo which was built in 1147. We climbed to the top and had some beautiful views of the city below. When we got down, there was a wedding taking place in the cathedral. Apparently ...

Cooking with the Duchess

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 17, 2014

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... Giulio Fabrizio Tomasi di Lampedusa. We also learned to make a sauce for the pasta called Pesto, Trapanese style. It was so easy with just fresh roma tomatoes, blanched almonds, basil, and of course extra virgin olive oil. (I think we used at least 1 big bottle in making this meal!). This was the first class where we didn't make fresh pasta. Instead of topping it with cheese, the pasta was topped with toasted bread crumbs. This was probably my favorite of everything that we made ...

Great day in Sicily

A travel blog entry by elaineandtom on Jul 16, 2014

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Tom had found a sailboat excursion in Tripani, a town about an hour from Palermo that we were going to do today, but it had to be canceled because there needed to be at least 6 people and we were the only ones. They said the seas had been rough and there had not been as much business. We decided to head to Tripani anyway and do some side trips along the way. First , we stopped at Segesta, an ancient city with a standing Greek temple. The ...

Palermo - Special Place in Sicily

A travel blog entry by rona.puntawe on Jun 22, 2014

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... the airport, one of the conference participants who is a local in Palermo helped five of us to share a cab -- cost 40E, so it was only 8E each.As instructed by my Palermo host, Pepe, I asked cabbie to drop me at Bar Bristol at the Port of Palermo. Took around 30-40 minutes from the airport. While waiting for my host to pick me up, I had lemon granita as he recommended -- which I found out a very common breakfast must-have. Pepe picked me ...

The Corleone of the anti-mafia

A travel blog entry by pao.pao on Jun 06, 2014

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... of peasants, but the application of this law is prevented in Sicily by both the land owners and the mafia. The peasants decide to occupy the lands: while thousands of them were marching in the fields, mafia hit men were shooting to the crowd from the mountains above the occupied fields. On the 10th of March 1948, Placido decides to occupy the fields of the Strasasso, belonging to the mafia family governed by Michele Navarra, the Chief of Medicine of the Hospital of the ...

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