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Roaming in Palermo (Part Three)

Palermo’s Centro is not very big, maybe three square kilometers in all. Despite its size, it packs a lot of content. We’ve stayed there for a total of two months now and we feel we still haven’t seen half of … Continue reading

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Cefalu: La Rocca

For some incomprehensible reason, my husband and I feel compelled to go up. We love to see things from above, to have a broad view of our surroundings. Maybe it comes from seeing so many monuments, great works of art … Continue reading

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Roaming in Palermo (Part One)

Visiting the major sites in any new city is always exciting and often awe-inspiring. We love to feel the weight of time, of tradition, of history. However, if you have time it’s good to give your brain -if not your … Continue reading

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Villa Giulia and Monte Pellegrino

There are two things we love to explore: churches and green spaces. We were able to combine both by visiting three inter-related places, although maybe the links are a bit thin. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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The Palatine Chapel

The Palatine Chapel is part of the Palazzo dei Normani (the Normans’ Palace). The castle itself has many interesting features, although very little is open to the public. Built on the foundations of an Arab fortress in the 11th century, … Continue reading

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The Cattedrale

Barely a ten-minutes walk from where we live is the Cattedrale, Palermo’s imposing Cathedral. It was built on the site of an ancient Christian basilica, which later had become a mosque. The church was built at the end of the … Continue reading

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Sicily, Here we come

We’re getting ready to leave for Sicily, where we will stay for a month. I’m pumped. Stay tuned for regular blog posts during that time. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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