BEST WESTERN Hotel Farnese
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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Travel Blogs from Parma
... we made it to Parma and once we got there, the snow outside was so beautiful! Sometimes when I go on bus rides I look outside and it's just so incredible. There is nowhere in America that looks like this. I got even happier once we got out of the bus because after the spoonfuls of vinegar and a cube or two of cheese, I was pretty hungry and was greeted with a big plate of the best cured meats ever! Annnd spinach ...
... 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 ...
... bored, happy, grizzly, slobbery, all one thing in common....loved and shown off like some spoilt child.
If one sits or stands in a specific place anywhere in the city, one can photograph a dog every 5 seconds!!! Tried and timed!
In a cafe they are lunching.... They help go shopping for make-up.... They go clothes shopping in Zara.... ...
... 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.