Civitivecchia is the port city serving Rome. We’d been to Rome several times before, and this trip was going to be a short one between docking and departure so we decided to sit in Civitivecchia rather than roam through Rome. More on that in a moment, but this is for Randi Brewer (she loves these things):
Alas, there’s not a whole lot in Civitivecchia so this blog also covers our brief stay in Palermo. But before we go there, here’s two more for Randi:
Most of our time in Civitivecchia involved a brief foray onto the main streets and a stop at a local WiFi-connected café to allow us to cruise the ‘net on our iPads. Back on the ship I captured a couple of pictures of passing boats:
Palermo on the other hand was quite a walking adventure — at least eight miles on foot through all kinds of streets. We reached Palermo on Sunday, October 27. We’ll get to those photograps in a moment, but first I was to share what I captured on the way into port.
The first is the roof of the passenger terminal:
The second is an interesting shot of the mooring for the MS Ryndam:
The following is today’s Palermo photo gallery, which includes a colorful and vibrant food market as well as some great buildings and more neat balconies and other architectural details (Click on any image below to bring up the slideshow):