Politeama Palace Hotel
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... and 7, the very most important hire Jacqueline Alio for a half or full day tour.
Jacqueline is one of Sicily's leading historians and one of just a few who publishes in English. She has authored two books The Peoples of Sicily and Women of Sicily. If you go to the web site www.bestofsicily.com you will find her, can read her articles and get in touch with her for a memorable day.
It was a beautiful evening as we departed Civitivecchia with only a light breeze, clear skies and a flat sea and so it has continued into this our first cruise with MSC. We are enjoying our cruise however even after the first day it was obvious that MSC were not going to impress us as much as Star or Norwegian had done in the past. There are lots of little things that together make a difference. On a positive note our cabin is ...
... be one per block and a half. Hope we don't take them all in tomorrow.
We also of course, stopped for gelato, watched a puppet being made and then Gary and I continued on down to the port at 5:00 in time to bid adieu to probably the last of this season's cruise ships ( a Costa ship), watch the sailors return, the fishermen jigging for what we would call shinners and sit with a cold beer watching it all.
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... the tourist place and booking the Agrigento tour - which was now on Sunday - I ventured to the Botanic gardens. They were very interesting but so different to our botanic gardens. Lots of pots and in general needing some love and attention. Neatness and order are not concepts aspired to here. Cactus Gardner rubbing a citrus plant all over himself - assuming it is a natural repellent - there were lots of mozzies Avocado style fruit that then opened up like capoc flower Gold sculpture in ...
... it was a Saturday night, as my luck usually has it, everyone was fast asleep. We decided to walk around the main square because so many locals were out doing stuff. It was quite surprising because it was one in the morning and everyone of all ages, even babies, were out and about. We went to a area where it was really packed and it was maybe the most beautiful thing I have seen here yet. Everyone was dancing to extremely loud music and socializing and ...