Stories by the “Creative Curious Travellers 2018” about the city of Palermo. A project by CCT-SeeCity. Thanks to: CLAC | @Igers.Palermo | MINIMUM | PUSH. | SeeCily Tourism Services – InfoPoint Palermo | USE-IT Palermo | ALAB | SAM! | Pasticceria Cappello | Caffè Letterario Teatro Garibaldi | Good Company Sicily | Addiopizzo | Addiopizzo Travel | Visit Palermo | Wonderful Italy.
Story by Me & Danica Vranic
PALERMO We have been so happy for the opportunity to visit Palermo – especially during this year that was chosen as Italian Capital of Culture 2018 and also as city hosting MANIFESTA 12, the European nomadic biennial of contemporary art.
Warm and welcoming, Palermo has generously showed us its rich history and vibrant spirit. We found ourselves surrounded by fascinating, in part decadent, architecture and one-of-a-kind street art pieces. This city is a surprise at every corner and all its urban contrasts, somehow, so beautifully work together. No doubt – There’s something for everyone.
People are always happy to help you, they love to give you good recommendations about what to see/do/eat and to invite you to join them on random events. Conversations with locals are so funny! Even if your knowledge of Italian isn’t good (or it’s practically non-existent), you will manage to communicate anyway and make great friends. Yes, you’ll definitely laugh a lot! All together – Palermitans are definitely a charming company.
Palermo is breathtaking in its colourful differences that co-exist and intertwine creating such a unique harmony as the atmosphere of the city. So hard to describe.
We have tried to do it in a visual way. We have decided to select some photographs taken during our trip and to mesh them into new images: so here are our impressions of the wonderful Palermo, gathered in a series of collages.
Thank you CCT and thank you, Palermo, for the unforgettable experience as #CCTravellers2018!