Hotel Il Gabbiano
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
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Awaking in our new favorite Nonna's yard we hit the road to catch the short ferry over to Sicily to see what it was all about. Arriving the port of Messina it got us just about excited as every other port town. It seems if you have a major port your town is usually a major let down. After a quick pizza stop the decision was made to navigate Sicily anticlockwise and chopping down the middle. Thus, we zoomed Harold west bound toward Palermo. Along the way we passed ...
The arena in Syracuse was a round center for games much like the Colosseum. It was the second largest to the Colosseum and was used for a variety of things such as chariot races and gladiatorial fights. The seats would have gone up to about as tall as the trees (see picture for details). In the center of the arena is a large hole with two beams sticking up. During ...
It is believed that this theater began as a Greek theater and later was transformed into a Roman one. This is evident in the style the theater was built (point toward Greek) and the brick work (pointing toward Roman). It is quite an impressive structure because the center of the stage is open and you can see to the sea. The Romans conquered Sicily during its conquests and came across this theater. They then restored it ...
... This is because they got all of them from different Greek and Roman and Byzantium temples and buildings. The front of the church has a wonderful mosaic. At the top, is God. He holds a closed bible because Jesus had not been sent yet. Below this is the sky, the hand of God extends from it sending a dove to the Virgin Mary. Then, there is Jesus-quite large. In his left hand, he holds a ...
... the cathedral to the Virgin Mary. Monreale was the center of the Mediterranean in the 12 century. Monreale Cathedral is a collaboration of different cultures and represents tolerance of different cultures. For example, the church was crafted by Arabic, Byzantine, and Norman men. Therefore, there are culturally significant religious symbols that reflect ...