Travel Blogs from Palermo
... contest • destinations talk •Brasserie lunch with made to order salads •purchase extremely overpriced nail polish • manicures of ourselves on the windy upper deck •sunbathe on the less windy lower deck •5pm stretch and relax class in gym .walk the ship's perimeter on deck 5 •work out some more then hot ...
... statues and columns. We then saw some lovely old churches and from there the beautiful Opera House. We needed to be back at the hotel by 2.10 pm for a tour of the churches of Palermo. We were taken to three churches and they were so beautiful. All these churches were built around 8th century BC to 300 AD. They each took at least 40 years to build and the workmanship is magnificent. Imagine building such beautiful buildings inside and outside ...
... Maybe they know the post doesn't work, hence they are surprised anyone wants stamps. The guy wanted sacking. I am not sure my parcels will ever arrive. Where as my parcel from Turkey to the UK took just 4 days, brilliant.
After the post office fiasco we went off in search of open sites, sadly the archeological museum was closed for restoration. The duomo was open and a spectacular sight. We then walked to the north of the city and admired the ...
... brown limestone but then they were covered with white marble and must have been suitably impressive for the worshipers. The other temple we liked was the Temple of Zeus which had massive figures holding up the roof, two of which are still there, obviously lying down and in pieces, but them must have been a terrific sight when in place.
Late morning we set off to ...
... his Vespa. I loved the ride!!!
Palermo Centre Pepe gave me a map and showed me what I could visit for the afternoon. It wasn't much fun walking under the scorching summer heat in Palermo. I started at the Massimo Theatre. After going to Quatro Canti (four corners), the grand Fontana Pretoria, and the Norman Church of San Cataldo built in 12th century, I took a break for lunch at the rough neighborhood of Ballaro. The streets were ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility