Grand Hotel et Des Palmes
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... and minding the grounds. The place was a little run down.
The female half of the Bulgarian couple asked if we had any food, we replied ‘Sort of but no wine.’ ‘Ah this is no good’ she exclaimed, ‘I make you a sandwich.’ Within minutes she appeared from her small kitchen with a paper bag with three bread rolls and two unusually long cooked cold sausages.
She offered them as a gift and in few ...
... good and gave us a quick view of the main sights. We then had a wander and look at the shops with a drink at a bar and a chance to check emails, Facebook etc. before heading back to the ship. Being on the second dinner setting at 9pm means we can go to the show at 7.30. On the first night this was an 007 James Bond theme review with singing, dancing and acrobats. Very good show. In Palermo on night 2 we were at the Opera ...
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 ...
... on the ground. I had seen this technique used a number of times in the apartment blocks. Our final location was the cathedral. Marco gave us a quick tour - I was intrigued with the zodiac sun dial - very similar to the one in the Bologna cathedral. Marco then. Farewelled us and we went our separate ways. What a fantastic 4 hours - great food tour and great to exercise while tasting. A lot of fun and a great way to see Palermo and find out a bit about the culture. After heading ...
... binge eating, I got a pizza at a bakery, then a panini that had "carne" and veggied at another street vendor. We sat at the cathedral because we had little else to do. When we went inside there was mass going on. We then had apperitivo (Italian buffet) at an Australian pub. Afterwards we got our bags and headed to the airport. Now this may sound strange but we decided to sleep in the airport since our flights were early in the morning and to save some money. ...