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... of interest etc.
Anyway, at Sirola we descended a really precipitous, tight, steep, narrow, little road to a camp set on the headland above a gorgeous beach (albeit dusty limestone pebbles) and a protected little bay.
The camp was excellent and via a series of guys with walkie-talkies, and golf-carts ...
... with the luggage. A train had just pulled in and I feared it might be ours but no Christine. I asked someone and sure enough the train was ours. We raced down the stairs under the tracks and back up to the right track to see the doors close as we tried to get on. Argh. Back to the schedule to learn we had an hours wait. A beer in the Bistro helped to calm the nerves. Returning to another station on the line to catch the train to our ...
This was a lazy day. Mid-morning we headed out to walk the the other side of the river. Most of the walk was through the Ducal Gardens and a surrounding residential neighbourhood. The Ducal Gardens are sadly neglected. The grass was unkempt, most of the statutes were missing body parts and the fish pond was quite scummy. The Ducal palace is now used as offices for the army. The Duke would not have been pleased. We visited yet another ...
... and a museum which sadly was only partially open due to lack of staff to supervise the galleries. A highlight was the Teatro Farnese, a totally wooden theatre which was virtually destroyed in the bombing in 1944. It has been largely restored to its original condition. An amazing structure. I also enjoyed the Ferrari puppet museum. The Ferrari family has been making puppets and presenting puppet shows since the mid ...
... some fruit, rolls cheese and salami. There is a food festival this weekend so will try some of the local delicacies. Written the next morning....Oh what a night! It is ok to read on, as we are referring to dinner. We went to the premier restaurant in Parma, called I Parizzi. It is a hotel/restaurant/cooking school. And even though the kids' inheritance is notably smaller, it was the best meal we have ever had. We did not take pictures. The room was cellar-like but ...