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Travel Blogs from Piacenza
... 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.
So the last few days have been... interesting. Unfortunately, Franci brought a virus over from Aus with him. Turns out in the 24-36 hours since we left, most of his office has been caught out by a nasty gastro virus which managed to take Franci down on Sunday and me 24 hours later. It was awful but we are both now making great recoveries and trying to make up for lost time! The sad thing was that because I was hit on Monday, it meant I didn't make it out ...
... bought up some more salumi, local sparkling wine and crusty bread that we could take to his second cousin's where we were expected for brunch.
The mortadella and salumi were a bit too rich and fatty for my liking however Francesco had also got some gorgonzola which blew me away. We spent a lovely couple of hours at brunch but then it was time to take his mum, Betty, out to lunch.
Back into the Fiat to pick up Betty, we drove through corn fields to another ...
... ever spoken to which leads me again to - You are a big fat liar or your child was in high school already. The Sleep Lady, who got us through this the first time, advises to wait til 3. Well, I would totally wait til 3 and I am in absolutely no rush to do this but Jr has obviously been sneaking into the living room to watch Bear Grylls and Penn and Teller because he can wiggle out of his sleepsack and hop over that crib like it was a miniature hurdle. Her other advice, as ...
... we started our now long tradition of playing Rummy. Michael Tom had never played before so there was a small learning curve, but then we having a merry time just eating our ****** Italian bread with French honey and Dutch cards (Jake got his cards from the Heineken factory). The only picture we took of this day was one of us playing cards, so apologies for the lack of photo documentation.
We arrived at the restaurant and of course, nobody speaks English! We ...
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