Baglio Conca d'Oro
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... Aranchini. These were hard to find in the vegetarian variety but the hunt was worth it as they were amazing and we could wash them down with some local beer.
After a run around town in the morning dodging crazy Sicilian drivers (worse than the average mainland variety) we planned to hit the beach. These plans changed once the wind and dust kicked up an almighty fuss. Instead we opted to head south through the island. We made it to Piazza Armerina ...
... of the games, wooden beams would have been placed across these and the gladiators would stand on them. They would attempt to push each other off. The unlucky one would fall into the pit which would be filled with water and crocodiles or a wild animal. These sort of games no doubt came from Rome where this sort of fighting was seen as the best form of ...
... it to their liking with concrete, roman brick, and the ornate Corinthian columns. I feel it showed how Romans believed their ideas were the best so they completely redid the decorations set forth by the Greeks. The Romans were known for loving their events in theaters and arenas. Once in Sicily, this tradition did not end. I'm sure they redid this theater to give Romans there the same taste of what they had in ...
... is opened because He has entered the world. His right hand is in a traditional Byzantium gesture meaning silence. He does this because He is saying He is the word and to listen to him. The church is in the typical Arabic-Norman style of Sicily and is quite magnificent. It is also interesting because it shows the merging of various cultures. They put aside any differences and work toward the common ...
... of Jesus Christ. The cloister was home to monks who would meditate on the life of Jesus Christ. The columns in the cloister are marble with Arabic arches.
Monreale is truly unique as it is a blend of multi-culture design and architecture. The cathedral is an example of cultural and religious tolerance despite the civil and religious unrest in the Middle ...