Marina Holiday Resort & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Today was another sea day as we continued east and little bit south from Sardinia to Palermo, Sicily. As it's Easter Sunday there was a large display of chocolate eggs and bunnies at breakfast, and a small easter bunny has come back to the cabin with us. I have found what the other job of the librarian in the red dress is, she leads the 9am Zumba class in the large observation lounge at the front of the ship. Today after the Zumba class they had a ...
... we met in Syracuse warned us we would need at least 2 days. We have tried to see as much as we could in the short period of time we are in this city but we had to go back to the hotel to change into dry clothes. We have got so wet and so fed up that we hardly wanted to go out again. But we couldn’t go to bed on an empty stomach and we have been in Italy for 72 hours and still not had pizza. The clock will still be running as we had dinner in a Japanese restaurant.
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 ...
... to the Hotel Della Valle and packed all our luggage to go back home.
The next day we went back to Palermo, we took a flight back to Rome, Italy and then we went back home. Throughout my journey to Europe I enjoyed it very much and the seven days that I stayed there, the weather helped a lot because it was very nice, and I am looking forward to my next adventure.
... and touch the statue - just to reassure ourselves that it was indeed made from marble.
Following our tour of the Duomo, we had plenty of time to enjoy a relaxed stroll along the beach front and past the street cafes. The township was interesting with a distinct Arab influence in the architecture of the medieval street buildings. We found the Saracen Lavatoio or public wash house fascinating. It was formerly the communal washing area ...