San Paolo Palace Hotel Centro Congressi
Travel Blogs from Palermo
... was especially special with warm sun and fantastic views. Magnolia had a chance to have a free day out of her "bucket" while Nathan, Chic, and Lucy drove to Mount Etna to view the volcano site. Phenomenal. One of the world's largest volcanoes. It last erupted in 2002 spewing lava as far as Catonia. There is a ski resort in the area that was totally destroyed in 2002 but has been rebuilt. This year there is literally no snow at the ski area so they have not ...
... walking on a glass pathway that is up off the actual ground (in order to preserve it). On nearly every inch of the walls are semi-preseved bodies. Some are hanging up like a picture frame, some lying down on an elevated sort-of bed. There was a section of monks, wives, and so on. It's pretty easy to desensitize something like that if you just think of it like a movie. Nothing smelled dead and it didn't look like anything would jump out at you so I was ...
... gross. Plus traveling in another country, not having a phone or navigation to help, gets a bit overwhelming. The only thing I wanted to do was call my mom and shower. Which is exactly what I did.
After regrouping, I walked down the street Via Porta di Castro (the street my B&B is on) and eventually ran into a market. Now when I say market I don't mean a cute little farmers market we find in the states. No, this ran for blocks and blocks. You can ...
... hungry. The week in Hungary taught me many lessons, firstly, I learnt how to make eggnog so alcoholic it was borderline flammable ( = great success!). Secondly, that European Christmas markets are places of festive wonder and pure calorific deliciousness. Finally, I learnt that wading around in steaming hot pools, overflowing with large Hungarians is both fun and cosy.
After returning to Italy, I headed to Milan to meet up with ...
... grungy and underdressed so we asked if the security guard would take our photo with the doorman. Pour seats were in a box with an English couple. They were really nice. We enjoyed the show, I didn't love it. We went back to the same restaurant we had dinner in to have drinks with the English couple. Patsie and Les spend 5 months at their home in Italy. And the rest of the time in England. We had a great night and a long day. We walked back to the bnb at around ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center