Grand Hotel Federico II
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... A session with a couple of the ships senior officers. Apparently the captain couldn't attend due to an 'emergency', joke - he was just busy. There were some good questions: Q - is the harbour pilot responsible for the ship when we enter and leave harbour? A - no, the pilot provides local advice and liaison with the shore workers but responsibility for the safety of the ship still relies with the captain. Q - how much fresh water does the ship ...
No he estado en Atenas pero el Valle de los Templos de Agrigento se debe quedar muy cerca si no superarla. Se puede pasar más de medio día explorando los templos pero nosotros los hemos visitado rápidamente debido al mal tiempo. Aun así el tiempo esta mañana ha sido de lo mejorcito que hemos tenido en todo el día. Hoy en vez de conducir hemos navegado hasta Palermo por aguas turbias en medio de una tormenta tropical.
Hay mucho que ver en Palermo, ya en Siracusa los ...
... drove to Taormina City where we visited the Greek Theater and which has a breathtaking view from the city. Later on that night we drove to Agrigento which has beautiful and also breathtaking beaches. The next day we wanted to enjoy our last day in Europe, so we went to the beautiful Lampedusa beach, we rented a boat, and stayed there watching the sunset and relaxing. Then ...
... Rocca where there was a small but excellent protective harbour. It was during this time that the construction of the cathedral began under the rule of King Roger II. Legend suggests that Roger, in his gratitude to God for sparing his life in a violent storm at sea, commissioned a grand cathedral at Cefalu where he landed after his near death incident. Historians however believe that his desire to build the grandest Duomo in Sicily was more likely ...
... and prosperous city it is today. But what a tumultuous past....
And so, it is no wonder that the city today is a visual cocktail of apparently conflicting Romanesque, Gothic, Baroque and Arab architecture, fine more modern buildings and fascinating mixes of cultures; a true urban melting pot.
Website guide The Thinking Traveller aptly describes Palermo: "The result of this quilted history is evident today in the vast range ...