Hotel Azzurro Di Lampedusa

111 Roma Street, Palermo, Sicily, 90133, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Palermo

Palermo tourist time

A travel blog entry by sam.tank


... the "very dangerous" area I had just come from! Oops...

The cathedral is beautiful, and a built with a mixture of different styles due to all the amendments over the years, I spent a little time in there to escape the heat but felt a little woozy from all the sun, so headed back to the hostel for some chill time and desicion making about where next...

Unfortunately the WiFi was down, so this morning before checkout I did a quick check ...


A travel blog entry by joanna.rath

... reading on Malta.

Had our tour farewell dinner tonight. The food was awful. Palermo stinks of urine.

What a shame the tour ended in Palermo because that's the memory of Sicily I will gad with me. If it had been at the beginning of our Sicily section, I would have had all those other unique places and experiences to enable me to forget about Palermo and delegate it to a distant memory.

In general ...

Ugly city with fantastic mosaics

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath


Arrived in Palermo late morning and went straight to the Monreale Duomo to view the magnificent mosaics. According to Gilberto before we arrived, this church has the best mosaics in all of Italy. When I asked if they were better than those in Ravenna, he said they are the best in Sicily. having downgraded the mosaics, I have to say I was blown away by their splendour. They would have to come a close second to Ravenna.

Before heading to the hotel we spent ...

Notes from a runaway...,

A travel blog entry by sam.tank


... the situation.,... But there comes a point after you have been told you cant use loo roll, soap, running water or find any electrical points to keep the phone with power, eating only home made (overly crunchy) bread with lemon and oil for every meal, and getting drawn into very serious conversations where they seem to be siding with nazism ideals, where you realise enough is enough!!

So telling them I needed to leave earlier than planned, ...

Falcone and Borsellino memorial day

A travel blog entry by pao.pao


... yelling slogan, and inviting people on the streets to come join us. There were also pretty touching moments: people from the balcony were showing white sheets, together with the Italian flag, and the rally stopped at every building either to thank those people or to invite others to expose more white sheets. The white sheets hanging from the balconies became a symbol of the anti-mafia rebellion of the Italian citizens after Falcone and Borsellino were killed: Italians found a way to ...


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