Hotel Cala Marina
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... and construction for me. It hold many relics (bones) of many, many catholic saints but more particularly of Christian martyrs who resisted pagan Rome prior to Constantine. A lot of these, of course, are patron saints of Palermo who 'protect' the city, the chief of these being Rosalea. Another story in itself and too long to bore you with now. Check out http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palermo_ Cathedral if you want to know more. There were many more city sights and ...
... if I put any more information on, particularly if you haven't seen any of it before, which I think none on the current readers have... so! Moving right along... John and Maxine headed off for another coffee stop to Mondello, about 20 minutes out of town while VJ and I got on the 'blue line' bus and covered some more territory. After that tour ended, we started to walk over some of the bus territory covered to get a better look but VJ tired of this very soon and headed back ...
The Cathedral of Monreale is one of the most important medieval buildings and one of the greatest examples of Norman Architecture. It gives insight into the Story of Rome and the Holy Roman Empire during the Middle Ages.
Monreale was commissioned by William II after the Normans conquered Palermo in 1072. This is depicted in a mosaic where King William II ...
We stopped in Corleone for only about 30 minutes on our way from Palermo to Agrigento. I wish we would have had more time so I could have visited their anti-mafia museum. It was cool to wander around for a bit, though. It was clear that the city was very ashamed of how tourists associate them with their mafia past. The city was actually really clean, nice, and quiet. Not at all what I expected.
The first day was long and it still is a little surreal to believe that I am actually in Italy. The airplane ride across the Atlantic was pretty enjoyable. I watched a few movies, but most importantly I was able to sit beside a high school exchange student going home to Sicily. He was actually also studying classics in high school, so we had a lot to talk about on our way over. The food was also ...