Cristal Palace Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... presiding over all of the other figures. Gary was so in awe that he went back and bought a book on the history and art of the cathedral. That, along with his tee shirt from Sorrento were his two purchases on the trip. Of course not counting the daily gelato.
The trip back down to Palermo yielded great views, although the light had gone, then through the city gate once again and we were back at the ...
... language and cultural barrier definitely makes a difference and is something to be considered for the future. The lack of freestyle dining is an issue though the only couple that we have really spoken to are Alex and Julia from New York who are our dining partners for the evening. Having the same table each evening is okay but it means that you are surrounded by the same tables and if one of them is an issue then you are ...
Another blue ribbon for Larry and his navigator Gary who guided us through the Saturday morning Palermo traffic and around the construction project diversions to our hotel, Hotel Joli. The hotel staff took the car to its home for two days until Larry and Lois pick it up on Monday to continue onto Cefalu, a small fishing port just east of Palermo. Gary and I will be on the plane headed home on Monday.
We took the main ...
... and cazzilli (potato and cheese croquets). We were able to go into the kitchen area and check out the arancini making process. The panelle was a little bit like a potato scallop. The arancini was delicious and was coloured with saffron - some places colour the rice with tomato but this overpowers the flavours of the meat and vegetable filling. Tomato of course is a much cheaper process than saffron. We called into a church and Marco explained the history of the patron saint ...
... 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 ...