Hotel Columbia Palermo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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I am here! My connection in Rome was delayed by an hour, and my baggage did not make the connection like I was told it would, but hey ho, there is little I can do now! Martino and Margarita welcomed me with open arms, I felt like a part of the family since I got here at 11:00 on Saturday 8/08/15. I met mantas, the workawayer I replaced, from Lithuania, and together we finished the days jobs straight away. Margarita made us pane con pomodoro e ...
... at 1 pm.
A quick walk brought us to the church and its adjacent monastery where we could do the entire tour before closure. d
The other attraction of Cefalu is the Temple of Diana at the top of the hill in the middle of the city.
It is an archeological site where there are remnants of old civilization and most importantly you climb almost 200 metres and get a spectacular view over the city from the height. It was well worth the climb.
... the outside than from the inside. From there downwards to the coastline, along Avenida Emanuel Victorio. They are making a bike path - yes you read well a bike path - on the agenda and the whole street was closed for traffic. Nevertheless, one very conscious policeman was ensuring that all the pedestrians stayed on the walkway - which was too small any way - and did not go onto the empty street. he ...
... to have a nice dinner at home today with a number of antipasto which we bought in the village and a salad the way we enjoy it at home. Salad, excellent tomatoes, tuna, corn, ... refreshing and not heavy and at our own pace, all this accompanied with a nice bottle of Prosecco and Nero D'Avolo. That is all it has to be...
Plans for tomorrow are to go to Palermo (by train) from here and visit the city.
Kind regards and remember July 21....
Johan and ...
Monday, July 20, 2015.
After a relaxing day yesterday and dinner with life music -there was a Jazz and blues festival in the old station- we prepared for the last part of our biking tour.
We had arranged for an early breakfast and left around 8.20 to beat the heat.
The trip today was nice, a few hills most of which Hilde took without problem and I had to walk a couple of times. In total about 500 meters climbing but... 800 meters descending and ...