It's Good To Be The King June 24th 2007 Palermo was sizzling. The Scirocco (winds) from North Africa are blowing and temperatures were
going up and up (and yes sand is in the air). We are averaging about 2-3 water bottles per day
minimum each. Blackouts are becoming a common theme due to the overload of the electrical system because of widespread A/C use. But all is not lost....the A/C in our Golf continues to work like a charm.
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Europe » Italy » Sicily » Palermo Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more