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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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A funny thing about Italy is that just about every petrol station has a bar, yes that's right a BAR on site. It is at these bars the purchase of coffee, hot chocolate, snacks and (somewhat amusingly) alcohol to drink hapens whilst you read the papers. Cigarettes are for sale and to smoke, inside the bar is illegal, however on the concourse around the bowsers is quite acceptable!
When it comes to driving, Italians have an interesting knack ...
... them. Well that is enough of that. We will continue to enjoy our trip but will be interested to compare with AMA and Cunard and we will probably look at other cruise lines in the future before we try MSC again. Palermo was a pleasant trip ashore and after surpassing the waiting taxi and horse cab drivers we took a tour in a tourist train for €20 and a 45 minute tour around the city with commentary in 3 languages. This ...
... wedge yourself in and the shower is the largest floor space in the room. We are sitting in the breakfast room because the wi fi seems to work here but not in our rooms. The price for this modest hotel is €100, which as Gary says is not bad for a big city, especially if you like location and quaint.
We spent the afternoon rambling through the city. We are staying about half a km from the historic area east of us and about the same ...
... similar partly destroyed buildings all across the old part of the city. In the next market area there was a meat vendor who had the biggest hooves for sale - I thought they were cow hooves but Marco explained they were just pig ones - they would have been the size of my lower legs. The next tasting was meusari - which consisted of a mix of meusa (veal spleen), polmone (veal lungs) and scannaruzzato (veal throat gristle) boiled and then warmed by lightly frying it in pork fat and ...
... binge eating, I got a pizza at a bakery, then a panini that had "carne" and veggied at another street vendor. We sat at the cathedral because we had little else to do. When we went inside there was mass going on. We then had apperitivo (Italian buffet) at an Australian pub. Afterwards we got our bags and headed to the airport. Now this may sound strange but we decided to sleep in the airport since our flights were early in the morning and to save some money. ...