Al Lago Verde
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... my name, so she decided she would call me Riso. "Is Riso not rice?" I asked, she said "yes, but it also mean smile". I like that lol. She has a cat, Lulu, who is very old, has no teeth, and cannot really eat, or move. Today I mopped the floor and she didn't move and let me mop her face. Martino is a character, the day I arrived his computer had broken and he was very very stressed and later apologised. Otherwise he is generally just a bit crazy, ...
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Slept long and left only around 10 to Cefalu about an hour drive from where we stay and famous for its DUOMO (again) and BEACH. We left as usual under a brilliant sky with hot temperatures.
For the drive to Cefalu we took the smaller roads to see some of the scenery along the coast. Beautiful views and again the typical nonchalance of the Italians going to the beach and parking wherever they find a spot. The drive was nice, we passed ...
... to church without a roof to the market (it was almost closed) to the archeological museum which was free, but then there were only three rooms open since the rest was in perpetual restoration - the guide had warned us.
We had a lovely lunch in a small garden of a chocolatteria, had some stops in other places etc.
Palermo is a strange city, some streets are very nice and next block there ...
... to remember everything but nevertheless very friendly. Nice location, nice house with a small kitchen, sitting room, pool, ...
So after settling in and reshuffling the cloths from biking to non-biking we took a small dip in the pool to cool down and then went to try the car in the smaller villages. There is a nice fisher village just close to Santa Flavia where we went. You only have this in Sicily I think. Beaches with lots of Italians, scooters ...
... this time. So we started of in good spirit, had a descent, had a climb, had another descent, climbing again till we reached km 25 and then had almost another descent of 15 km in one go.
Beautiful views in the mountains, whole groups of horses in the fields, vines, sheep etc. It was a short trip of only 42 km, to reach Monreale (8 kms from Palermo) know for its duomo.
We reached our final destination of the biking tour around noon, just in time to ...