Cristal Palace Hotel
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... Sicilian coastline. Palermo was hyped to be the bees knees. After parking in a not so bees kneesy’ aire costing 18euros we headed into town. Palermo has a dusty and somewhat dingy fašade apparently evidence of its dodgy past with mafia running around. With a walk around town we did get to visit the nice cathedral, a few piazzas and a stinky fish market. Dinner did improve the overall impression, as Sicily is the home of Laura’s favourite ...
... of the games, wooden beams would have been placed across these and the gladiators would stand on them. They would attempt to push each other off. The unlucky one would fall into the pit which would be filled with water and crocodiles or a wild animal. These sort of games no doubt came from Rome where this sort of fighting was seen as the best form of ...
... it to their liking with concrete, roman brick, and the ornate Corinthian columns. I feel it showed how Romans believed their ideas were the best so they completely redid the decorations set forth by the Greeks. The Romans were known for loving their events in theaters and arenas. Once in Sicily, this tradition did not end. I'm sure they redid this theater to give Romans there the same taste of what they had in ...
... to them. It created a beautiful intertwining of all the wood. As the ceiling domed down, it was surrounded by mosaics depicting the stories of the Old Testament beginning with God creating the world and continuing on in the story. On the outside edge of the rectangle (naves), are mosaics depicting the miracles of Jesus. Lots of gold was used in the mosaics. The columns of the church are all different ...
... is beautiful! Once in Palermo we walked around for a few minutes, but our first true sightseeing will begin today. Before dinner Chris and I took and hour to explore around Palermo to see the sights and sounds of the night life in Palermo. We went to a fancy restaurant for dinner that provided two courses; the first course was pasta and the second veil. We were served red wine and water along with the meal ...