BEST WESTERN Cremona Palace Hotel
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... to the best food towns in Italy and sample food all morning. Win. First, we went to the cheese factory where they make the real and original parmigiano reggiano. If it's not made there, it can only be called "Parmesan" cheese and that's totally not the same. I was so tired once we got there, I had to wake up at 4:30AM in order to make it onto the bus on time omg. So I learned how the cheese was made, smelled lots ...
... Then it was back to the churches, though some were closing for the afternoon by now, and a walk down the road to see the fountain Michael had discovered on his walkabout on the first evening. At night this is lit by colours, but it still looks good in sunlight. By now most places were closing (they do the afternoon siesta well in Italy!) so we decided on a long lunch ourselves. Back to the Piazza Garibaldi, for what turned into a two hour ...
... 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!
... to the ticket office where Michael ordered 2 tickets... to be told today it was free as it is the 1st Sunday of the month! Bonus!!
We entered what must be the most extraordinary entrance to any art gallery in the world....a theatre - to be precise the Farnese Theatre. An exquisite piece of architecture which forms the entrance hall to the gallery which is under the stairs of the theatre. It is even more fantastic when one realises that it was devastated by ...
... there was much other material which she enjoyed too, and she'll be doing a separate entry on that for the art lovers among our readers.
Michael did his usual exploring walkabout, and found a strange thing: Parma closes on Sunday!
Seriously, hardly anywhere was open apart from the galleries and museums - even some churches were closed. On Sunday?? Parma is an odd town, as it is difficult to describe it shortly.