Hotel Grotta Azzurra
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... With this mixture came a time in the middle Ages (1131), when the 1st parliament in Europe commenced, with the best of architecture & the centre of trade resulted in the 'Citta'di Monreale', a Norman cathedral, being constructed in 1174, took 15 years to build the church, longer to complete all the 50,000 square feet of beautiful mosaics. "Nothing finished can be made by man, only God". The church reflects all the cultures of the day
Arabic - ...
... cheeses. The people are really friendly, and helpful. On our hikes in these mountains, we saw wild pigs, deer, wonderful wild flowers and many fossils in the rocks.
We are now on the coast near Palermo, getting ready to go to Sardinia on Saturday. Tomorrow, we look forward to a local saint day, where the village is in festival mode all day, with much noisy drumming, masses in the church, then a parade of the saint's effigy. At midnight and 6 am there have been a series ...
... go all dressed up boys wouldn't have got in as besides a tie which they didn't have you needed a jacket as well. As we walked through the ship felt eyes upon us as not dressed up. Walked through the shops getting a raffle ticket & were there just as it was about to be drawn, everyone dressed to the nines with us 4 in casual, guess what Gail won the prize a ...
Caught a taxi the driver named Luca (again) who took us around for 2.30 @ 90€ should have been 3hrs then wanted a tip, wanting to knock off and see his girlfriend who was. Why pretty, there again he looked quite suave with his big diamond earring, white shirt with the appearance of a real Casanova. Drove the steep winding road seeing Castello Veggitori ...
Alarm went off at 4.30 am, and we were ready to leave by 5.30 am. Came down to reception and paid our bill and then waited for Ted and Sue who we were sharing a taxi to the airport together, as they were catching the same plane as us.
We went straight to the special assistance office and I was put in a wheelchair and we waited there. Then went to the toilet and got ourselves a cappuccino ...
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