Hotel Vecchio Borgo

Via Quintino Sella 1 - 7, Palermo, Sicily, 90100, Italy | 4 star hotel
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Palermo tourist time

A travel blog entry by sam.tank

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... thing I had the other day (turned out to be chick-pea based) but also with some crocce, fried potato balls and a squeeze of lemon, it was carb central!

While i'm on the subject of food, I had been recommended by a couple of people to go to a particular fish restaurant around the corner from the hostel. Last night they were fully booked but they offered for me to take a reserved table if I could eat within half an hour! They didnt have menus but ...

Cefalu

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath

... reading on Malta.

Had our tour farewell dinner tonight. The food was awful. Palermo stinks of urine.

What a shame the tour ended in Palermo because that's the memory of Sicily I will gad with me. If it had been at the beginning of our Sicily section, I would have had all those other unique places and experiences to enable me to forget about Palermo and delegate it to a distant memory.

In general ...

Ugly city with fantastic mosaics

A travel blog entry by joanna.rath

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... of hours in Palermo's city centre. Visited the Royal Palace with it incredible mosaics in the Palatine Chapel. I think these were even better than those of Monreale Duomo.

What can I say about Palermo? It's a city; the 5th largest in Italy - and that's the most pleasant thing I can say about Palermo. It is an ugly, dirty, unloved city. I would never come here again and would advise others to avoid it at all costs. It's a shame you need to be ...

Notes from a runaway...,

A travel blog entry by sam.tank

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... a lay in till 7am and I will pack and must check out at 10, then I will spend more time relaxing by the sea, having a read and researching how to spend my remaining weeks. I have a hostel booked in Palermo for the next two nights and then will see where the will takes me. I have woken feeling much more positive, and after chatting to friends and family yesterday on the web or phone, I definitely feel less alone. :-)

No more hitchhiking thou....

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Falcone and Borsellino memorial day

A travel blog entry by pao.pao

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... Addiopizzo. The video consisted of a few interviews to Italian entrepreneurs and business owners who adhered to the pizzo-free network: their testimonies consisted in stating how non paying the pizzo means being free, how they now feel protected by the State, and how yes, the fear is something that is always there, but how they feel compelled to rebel and to not pay. After the video, Francesca Vannini Parenti, one of the funders of Addiopizzo Travel, went on the stage to talk a bit ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the Politeama area of Palermo, is near Teatro Massimo, La Vucciria, Hammam, and Civica Galleria d'Arte Moderna Empedocle Restivo.
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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent