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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... bought at just about any fruit stand or green grocer in Sicily.
And the wine.
And the beaches.
And the beautiful countryside.
And the climate.
We have visited many places over the years where we say "we'll be back." But there's always the new adventure just over the next hill. I think we'll be back to Sicily.
... beautiful. We had a delicious lunch, mine was grilled calamari and salad. In the afternoon we were back as the larger group and driven to Monreale, a hill on the edge of Palermo. The cathedral here was another spectacular example of the mixed styles, to reflect the acceptance of the people from different backgrounds, historically Greeks and ...
... up, the surrounding shops altered and several actors taking a break from filming a Mussolini period war movie. A few of us had lunch at an outdoor cafe under the trees, although our chairs were at various angles on the cobblestones! We visited salt pans at Traponi, where there are still some working windmills and the waterbirds such as flamingos take advantage of the shallow ...
... casing, and quite yummy sweet ricotta filling. Funny they looked at us very oddly when we asked for four! But they brought one out to show us, yeh two is enough cut in half please ... Our first decadent Cannola treat!. Fun day ... No road mishaps. Ended with a nice dinner, to much food, and to much wine ... Just another day it ...
We left Trapani at 10 AM on Friday by bus retracing the route back to Palermo arriving about noon. After checking into the hotel and having lunch we attacked the city by Hop on Hop off bus! Palermo has done a pretty good job of mixing the old with the new. Much of the historical area remains intact while a new modern city has expanded outside. It's pretty chaotic in the narrow old streets, many now of which have been closed to traffic. ...