Politeama Palace Hotel
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We landed in Rome and then flew to Palermo. Our first stop was Palazzo Abatelli to see a fabulous art collection. Our hotel was the Politeama Palace. I had a single room. It was small with no view.
... finally looking up, and our stomachs were satisfied.
Finally, we headed back to the hotel and, NO PROBLEM! It turns out that the mean nonna had just been babysitting the place, and her daughter was the real owner and MUCH more understaning. We were even sorry we would be missing out on breakfast tomorrow, due to our early checkout and imminent trip to Agrigento.
Once again, the bed felt REAL good.
... market 4 fish etc. Find marvels as we walk. Churches, fountains, statues n monuments.
Lunch in local - go here 4 pizza, here 4 other dishes n here 4 drinks - only the italians can make it so complicated!
The church/duomo/palace is amazing u r astounded by Catholicism.
The mosaics, n opulence r amazing.
Full day of churches n markets n palaces.
Today we caught the train to Cefalu' a smallish seaside village I ...
... so much else to see. I very much enjoyed just walking through the city there are beautiful buildings every where, there are city gates, dozens of churches.
Lastly we went to see the Royal apartments, Sala di Ruggero, which are housed in the regional government building Palazzo dei Normanni. The best bit was the chapel, Cappella Patina which had wonderful mosaics similar to Monreale which we had seen the ...
Like last evening, the grand plan was to watch the 10 pm game at O’seven, that 90 minute decimation of Spain by the Netherlands. I recruited Daphne into my agenda and she agreed to accompany me for a while, mindful of her closing time and on the way out came across Wendy who promised to join us after a shower. The university trio were blinging up for a party at Messina.
Daphne had been on an Etna excursion as well but with a parallel adventure ...