Day 8. Exploring Palermo, Sicily

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A leisurely start to the day with breakfast on our terrace. It was almost 10.00 a.m. when we stepped out of our apartment strolling the short distance to the nearby Ballaro outdoor market which seemed much larger than when we briefly visited the previous day just as it was about to close. I was tempted into buying a large punnet of cherries, some more strawberries and a bunch of fresh garlic. The fish section looked interesting with huge slabs of swordfish, sardines and numerous other varieties that I couldn’t identify and had no idea how to cook so thought it best to save fish for eating out.

Untitled One of the vegetable stalls at the Ballaro Market, Palermo

Across the road from the market we glanced inside the Chiesa di San Cataldo where mass was just about to take place and the congregation were starting to gather. Even small churches like…

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