BEST WESTERN Hotel Farnese
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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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 ...
... at 1700 and checked into our 15th century very authentic Italian villa. Dinner was at ristorante angiol d'or right near the villa. We all ate traditional beef fillet steak rolled with Parma ham and Parmesan cheese! Late night for Sienna - we will get back into a routine soon. Still trying to figure out if I'm in the home of Parma cheese as well as Parma ham... Need to do some more ...
... for now I'll say simply that I am well, I'm making good progess and tonight I am sleeping with four other pilgrims - including a very special one - in parish accommodation in Medesano, not far out of the city of Fidenza.
Watch this space.
... days. I must have stayed up there for 30 minutes or so, just looking around the whole city. I also loved the mountains in the background that kind of created a bowl around Florence.
After that, I headed down to the city's sport complex. It was a long walk but I got to get away from the tourist centre and see the rest of Florence, which was also very nice. Unfortunately, the complex was closed, but from the street I could see the rugby pitch, some of the ...
... look like they most likely grew up here in Italy and seem very much at ease. But I notice a passerby looking at them and then talking angrily on his phone. A few minutes later the police show up.
The police talk (politely it seems) to the guys, telling them they're not supposed to play volleyball in the park. Somehow I suspect that it wasn't the volleyball that got the caller angry, though...
Some things in Italy are changing. Some things ...