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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
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... them for over a thousand years), and the fact that Sicily was an economic backwater for the first two centuries of the industrial revolution. The amazing mosaics of the Norman basilica at Monreale have survived 1000 years partly because the cathedral has been in continuous use that entire time, and maybe they didn't have the budget for much remodeling. Regardless the causes, at times I felt I was in the middle of a great big 10,000 square mile ...
... the Greek/Roman towns could have a population as large 250,000. It is interesting to ponder how they worked in terms of the practicalities of daily life. A highlight of the day was visiting an abandoned ancient Quarry, thanks for the recommendation Roger, where columns can be seen carved out of the limestone ready to transport to the building sight. All the work of course done by the thousands of slaves.
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We didn't have a set time to start today, and had the morning to explore on our own, so we joined our new friends Sandra and Frank for a walk. We saw the 12th century church, Chiesa di S. Maria, which was originally planned as a mosque, so it contains stunning Byzantine mosaics. Next door there was a much smaller and very simply decorated church, ...
Our first stop was after winding up a large hill to view the 5th century Temple and Theatre. Next was another set of hairpin bends expertly negotiated by our bus driver, while we enjoyed spectacular views down towards the coastline. The picturesque medieval village of Erice was expertly built at the top. We wandered the cobblestone streets and in one of the piazzas a film crew ...
... he complete the call. We sped through at least 2 stops signs, and he had to shift with his left hand crossing his body holding his cell in his right up to his ear and steering through town and taking corners while steering with his knees. At least I think he was steering with his knees. I had to look the other way. I’m no wimp, but I made damned sure my seatbelt was attached and the van was equipped with air bags! Thankfully ...