Astoria Residence Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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Well today was another travel day. Checked out of Florence this morning and headed to Parma. It was really just a short train ride away. I'm getting used to riding the trains now, still an interesting experience, especially when they slow down really quickly before crossing a bridge. :) On our train ride we got to stop in Bologna to change over to …
Breakfast at the hotel and a visit to the battistero and the cathedral. Found a deli and bought up big - parma ham, parma cheese, balsamic, Lambrusco and olive oil. Lunch out at La Forchetta - just below our room window! Highlight was the Aubergine parmagiana with smoked cheese. Beautiful old town... Now enjoying the local produce at home with a bottle of ...
Left home and started our 5 hr drive at 0930 and after going over the gotthard pass we stopped for lunch in Bissone at La Palma hotel restaurant for a lovely lunch right by lake Lugano. Had an amazing pistachio crusted lamb and strawberries for dessert and very strong coffee (much needed). Sienna was very content in the car - giggling at granny making silly noises and faces. Continued on to ...
Apologies for being so quiet of late. The reason is that I've been staying mostly in parish accommodation, which is inexpensive but gives no access to wi-fi. I'll try to do a bumper update edition before too long as there is lots to ...
... It was then that I finally found a supermarket and I was dying for fruit or fiber. Anything not bread! Every store in Florence is either pizza, gelato or pastries. Do they even know what healthy food is?!? I loaded up on fruits. Once at the hill, it was another long walk up the hill (what else is new). However, the view at the top was stunning! The skyline of Florence has no skyscrapers, only the Duomo and some random churches. It's a nice change from most big ...