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Travel Blogs from Cefalu
We left Paestum on Friday morning during a rain storm. We drove for about 4 hours, mostly down a road that runs along the coast. Each time we would go into a little village, the road would get narrow and we would have to be careful passing parked cars. One area was so narrow that they had a policeman holding up traffic so one car or truck could go …
This is our last entry and our last day in Cefalu.
Yesterday, the boys and I explored Cefalu after a day at the pool.
Happy 4th of July and Happy Birthday Alex! Today, we will celebrate Alex's 14th birthday at the pool and then will pack for our 2 day trip home.
The boy's trip favorites:
Tyler: Rome, crepes by the Eiffel tower, Rachel's birthday cake, hanging with Jared, shopping at ...
Set along the Tyrrhenian coast, Cefalu is a former fishing village and is now a beach town.
Duomo-this Norman Cathedral opens up to the center of town. Inside the cathedral you find stunning Mosaics completed in 1148.
La Rocca- in Cefalu's heyday, this was the site of the acropolis of Cephaloedium, with a temple dedicated to Hercules on top.
Today, we enjoyed the pool and beach. At dinner time we went into Cefalu to have dinner by the ...
... most amazing gelato of our trip - I think I got vanilla and a chocolate fudge flavor this time - and we sat outside and watched the goings on of Cefalu as we enjoyed our gelato.
We made the long hike back to Hotel Tourist and got ready for the dinner they were preparing for us of typical Sicilian food. I'm going to keep this brief, but this was by far the worst meal of the trip, and potentially the worst meal of my life, ...
... A local even came over to me during the sign of peace.
Off to lunch - I run into another tour member in the cathedral and we decide on a highly recommended restaurant for lunch. Once there, we find two other group members enjoying lunch. I think I've ordered a Demi bottle of Sicilian wine, but it's a full bottle. Fortunately, I'm able to convince the others to share my bottle.
As a starter, I have the salami antipasto. My ...