This beautiful gold mosaic was above the altar in the Cefalu cathedral.
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We pulled into Palermo this morning. The town looked pretty as we cruised in. But the Port was not attractive at all! We had an early morning shore excursion so both r&l and g&k had breakfast in our rooms, thanks to room service! Boy is it going to be hard to get back to reality in a few weeks! This is the one port where we were sure we wanted to take an organized tour because all the guidebooks mention Palermo being dangerous...you know, the mafia and...
Ron and Lenore wandering in Sardinia. The views from the top of the hilly city of Cagliari were amazing. Such a pretty Italian town...minus tourists (except for US of course!). After wandering around we stopped at one cafe for espressos, wandered some more, then stopped for gelato! This is my kind of heaven. Lenore and I walked arm in arm like the little Italian ladies do. Back on the ship now...we will head to Sicily next!
Breakfast in the main dining room, Looking out at Sardinia off the south east coast of Italy...we should be docking in 1.5 hours. We had an awesome dinner last night at Nobu on the ship...one Japanese couple was in full traditional kimono dress (it was one of the "formal" nights on ship). The woman's kimono was so beautiful and she even had the little wooden platform sandals on. Who knows what today will bring?!