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... affluent neighbourhood containing many grand villas and then arrived at the beach. This beautiful beach was very crowded, many people sunning themselves on the sand. One can hire a beach hut or a deck chair with shade but most seemed to opt for full sun. We had a great ice cream, pistachio and variagato for me and caramel and nougat for Gerry. Back to the bus and a 20 min drive to the ship. Formal night tonight, the ship doesn't seem as crowded on this last ...
... the front comes in, so a quick run around the old town was in order. Pleasantly surprised once we were pacing out as some very interesting old buildings and very lush gardens. We even managed to get a special shot of a local beauty specially for Steve Dacosta!! Apologies if it offends anybody else but could not miss the opportunity. Alison and Scott stay on board and plan their next adventure - off to Venice for a few days ...
... Palace to view it but we opted out. We have seen many, many palaces in our travels. Instead, we went to the church St. John's of the Hermits. This is one of the most outstanding medieval buildings in Palermo. The church itself was built between 1130 adn 1148. It is standing on the site of a pre-existing underground natural spring and cave. Originally this church had been a pagan building. Then in 581, it became ...
... a treat. We took our luggage to our room and set out to explore Palermo. It looks different than mainland Italy. It looks older and very disorganized. Eldon can hardly wait to drive out of this town. There are many mopeds, and everyone seems to have the right of way. This is a town of 1 million people in a very small and congested area.
We walked down to the marina hoping to find a little ...
... and pictures using most of the battery charge on my laptop. The first dish was a squid with Calamari with a sensational salt – wow excellent. We had a bottle of 2012 Shiraz from Sicily and boy was it a beauty; we haven’t had a good drop for some time so it was singing and dancing on the tastebuds even if we were having seafood with red.
Our next entrée was Bruschetta; tomato pieces with olive oil and it didn’t disappoint. The tomato ...