Hotel del Centro
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... 8226;free spin in casino on slot machine - I lost •7pm feature film in cinema, Bruce Almighty •9pm dinner... Service and food not good tonight .violinist show How much R and R can YOU pack into a day?? Tonight, as we were eating dinner, the ship passed through a very narrow strait between Italy and Sicily! It was ...
... statues and columns. We then saw some lovely old churches and from there the beautiful Opera House. We needed to be back at the hotel by 2.10 pm for a tour of the churches of Palermo. We were taken to three churches and they were so beautiful. All these churches were built around 8th century BC to 300 AD. They each took at least 40 years to build and the workmanship is magnificent. Imagine building such beautiful buildings inside and outside ...
Our hotel in Palermo was very modern and had a giant bath in the room, which we just had to try out. Well not really, we both had a shower.
Monday is a poor day for sight seeing as a lot of things are shut including many shops however it does mean the city is much quieter than usual so very pleasant to walk around.
First we did battle with the Italian post office, our friends in Noto complain bitterly at how useless the post office is and indeed when I went ...
... brown limestone but then they were covered with white marble and must have been suitably impressive for the worshipers. The other temple we liked was the Temple of Zeus which had massive figures holding up the roof, two of which are still there, obviously lying down and in pieces, but them must have been a terrific sight when in place.
Late morning we set off to ...
... he expected I would have had enough of and would have plenty of opportunity to see more of in other parts of Italy anyway. He'll bring me somewhere special and less touristy, he said.
Caverna de Sta. Rosalia She is the patron saint of Palermo. They have a massive celebration once a year (I forgot which time of the year) in honour of the healing miracles of Sta. Rosalia. The place is an amazing church built over a cavern or cave. ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet