Albergo Della Roccia
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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We felt we needed an easy day today, for reasons explained later, and had an fairly late breakfast before strolling out to see the remaining churches and artworks in Parma. Incidentally, the trattoria we had intended to return to last night was closed, so we tried another - the Trattoria Tribunale - which turned out to be not only more pleasant, but also cheaper!
Anyway, this morning we went to the church of St John the Baptist, ...
... seen this spectacle of love, indulgence, companionship, status symbol show off, exercise reason, advisor with the shopping, mobile doggy bag (for those times when one doesn't like what one has ordered!), and of course pick up line for that girl (or guy) one has always fancied! Parma's dogs...... Nearly as important as Parma's violets!
How different to the dogs of Ireland!
... once and turned around as I had seen a café just as I arrived. It was a good decision!
I had the most amazing panini ever. The girl at the bar didn't speak much English so I just pointed to a big piece of dried ham and asked for a beer. And 10 minutes later the most amazing sandwich arrived. It was a Ferrari Sandwich compared to cheese on toast. And the girl serving looked like Michael Corleone's Italian wife - before she blew up.
It was good ...
... they have shuttered this since my Dad's cugino passed away. The town still houses a number Ferrantini, and this is who we were going to meet.
Once off the Autostrade and through the town of Borghetta, we took the winding mountain roads to the top of a group of hills. Past a washed out bridge, then up a mountain, over a one lane bridge, we found our way to the little town on the hill. It was surreal as the nine of us exited the vehicles, breaking ...
... 8220;Didn't everybody just hate Bush” (in Italian Boosh) – well, yes and no, but…; and “Doesn’t everybody just love Obama” – well, yes and no, but… The real or imagined lack of an adequate vocabulary is a great shield when avoiding a discussion with political overtones. When that was getting nowhere, two of the men got into it. The US stereotype of ...