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... mosaic then around the main nave is the old testament, the outer has the new testament & along the eves has info about Jesus, there is 24th ct gold in all the ceramics.
Sicily has a symbol of a head surrounded by 3 legs, the goddess Medusa in the centre (snake for hair, look into her eyes & you turn to stone) the 3 legs go counter clockwise as a symbol of expansion, infinity.
The patron saint of Palermo is St Rosalia (birthday ...
... cheeses. The people are really friendly, and helpful. On our hikes in these mountains, we saw wild pigs, deer, wonderful wild flowers and many fossils in the rocks.
We are now on the coast near Palermo, getting ready to go to Sardinia on Saturday. Tomorrow, we look forward to a local saint day, where the village is in festival mode all day, with much noisy drumming, masses in the church, then a parade of the saint's effigy. At midnight and 6 am there have been a series ...
Today was very relaxing doing very little on board ship, did a couple of laps around ship, read, eating, then went to a show seeing Brett Cave from England singing & playing piano, he was very entertaining with high energy. Tonight was Formal night but boys didn't really wish to get dressed up so went upstairs to casual restaurant, as it turned out if Gail & I ...
Alarm went off at 4.30 am, and we were ready to leave by 5.30 am. Came down to reception and paid our bill and then waited for Ted and Sue who we were sharing a taxi to the airport together, as they were catching the same plane as us.
We went straight to the special assistance office and I was put in a wheelchair and we waited there. Then went to the toilet and got ourselves a cappuccino ...
... setting it up for a wedding, but the mosaics everywhere were quite beautiful.
Onto the coach again and to the hotel. And what a hotel! Stunning, don't want to leave it tonight for dinner, which we were meant to have our final dinner in a trattoria about half an hour away.
After an hour of repacking and sorting ourselves out. Neil and I decided we weren't going to the final dinner, but we were going to enjoy the beautiful hotel we were staying ...