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March 23rd 2010
Published: September 2nd 2017
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Geo: 38.1157, 13.3612 Palermo is an incredible city. The mix of modern shopping with restaurants and old world food markets. We started the day by having breakfast at the hotel and then made our way to the Cappella Palatine (Palatine Chapel). It is the finest example of Arab-Norman art in Palermo. Built by Roger II from 1130 to 1140, the chapel is adorned with extraordinary Norman-Byzantine ... Read Full Entry



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Notice the scooter
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Yumm...Hooves
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Beef....It's what's for dinner
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Swordfish
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I do not know what kind of fish these were but we saw them everywhere.
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We don't need your stinking digital scale.
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While sitting in the market a funeral precision started walking through the market. The normally loud market became silent as the funeral passed.
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I just thought this was a funny sign



18th April 2010

Great shot!
18th April 2010

One of the distinctive things about the markets in Palermo was the sound of the vendors hawking their products. You can see the hawker in action in this shot!
18th April 2010

Nice nose!

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