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... from most structures in Italy...very Norman I would guess.
In building Monreale William hired craftsmen from all over the then known world...Persia, Africa, Asia, Greece, Venice, and Provence. The result is a mix of styles, but the restored mosaics are absolutely stunning. The cathedral is covered in Biblical stories told piece by piece in minuscule mosaics. In the apse is a 6 meter tall figure ...
... them. Well that is enough of that. We will continue to enjoy our trip but will be interested to compare with AMA and Cunard and we will probably look at other cruise lines in the future before we try MSC again. Palermo was a pleasant trip ashore and after surpassing the waiting taxi and horse cab drivers we took a tour in a tourist train for €20 and a 45 minute tour around the city with commentary in 3 languages. This ...
... wedge yourself in and the shower is the largest floor space in the room. We are sitting in the breakfast room because the wi fi seems to work here but not in our rooms. The price for this modest hotel is €100, which as Gary says is not bad for a big city, especially if you like location and quaint.
We spent the afternoon rambling through the city. We are staying about half a km from the historic area east of us and about the same ...
... twice cooked. This is a Palermo street food delicacy - my stomach was already churning. The street vendor only appeared on certain occasions and today happened to be our lucky day! I was not thinking it was lucky though. He was located at the front of the Capo Markets (these were the markets I had visited yesterday and he was not there yesterday). He had a pot covered with towels and he put his hand in and pulled out a handful of the delicacy and placed it on a piece of ...
... it was a Saturday night, as my luck usually has it, everyone was fast asleep. We decided to walk around the main square because so many locals were out doing stuff. It was quite surprising because it was one in the morning and everyone of all ages, even babies, were out and about. We went to a area where it was really packed and it was maybe the most beautiful thing I have seen here yet. Everyone was dancing to extremely loud music and socializing and ...