Hotel Grotta Azzurra
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... box, where Al Pacino sat during the movie. Palermo's opera house is the largest in Italy and the 3rd largest in the world.
In the afternoon, we took a bus up to Monreale, a city on a hill above Palermo. It is most known for it's beautiful Duomo which was built in 1147. We climbed to the top and had some beautiful views of the city below. When we got down, there was a wedding taking place in the cathedral. Apparently ...
... about the culture. Back at the house Nicolettta put us to work. We began by picking the fresh herbs from the terrace. We all pitched in doing different jobs to prepare our lunch. We made an appetizer called Panelle. It was made with just chick pea flour, water, salt, and parsley. They were cut very thin with cookie cutter shapes and fried in hot oil. Very tasty! These were served in the library with wine while Nicoletta told us about the house we were in and about the ...
... a peninsula. We walked around the streets in town and then found a restaurant which Tom wanted to go to. It was recommended to us by Sylvestro, who did our cooking class last year in Lecce. It was also #3 restaurant in the Top 10 Sicily tour book. As expected, our food was wonderful! Driving on the main highways is fairly easy. Driving in Palermo is a nightmare! Tom has nerves of steel! I don't think motorcycles are required to follow ...
... 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 ...
We left Agrigento at 8.30am this morning heading to Palermo. We arrived at the Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa about 11.00am. It is a beautiful hotel and the ensuite is huge. We then had free time so after a walk we had lunch at the Tourist Cafe. The food was delicious but so much I couldn't finish it. We then went walking with some of the people on our tour. We saw the square corner which in each corner was a beautiful old facades each with a curved ...
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