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Palermo, Italy

Palermo, Italy

By on Apr 24, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

After arriving in Palermo via faerie we went straight to the hotel to unload and have breakfast. Then we headed on our tour of the city. We started in my person favorite cathedral — the Monreale Cathedral, also known as La Basilica Cattedrale di Santa Maria Nuova (please see previous Palermo post for pictures!). I even bought a mosaic from a local store to...

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Palermo and Sicilian family in Partinico

Palermo and Sicilian family in Partinico

By on Feb 19, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As a kid I knew that my great-grandfather was from Sicily and although he died when I was very young I do remember him saying something to me in Italian (or most probably in Sicilian). And no – I don’t remember what he said because I didn’t know a lick of Italian I just remember it being Italian and not understanding. I definitely internalized the...

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