Holiday Inn Express Parma
Travel Blogs from Parma
... to find somewhere to eat without any success. Eventually found a pizzeria that was open at 7pm, so atmospheric, local, regional etc went by the wayside in favour of just eating something. Sampled more local wine (Sangiovese red) with meal, and toasted Dads birthday. Can report that no wine yet sampled is anything other than good, to very good! Hic. Must find some local produce tomorrow to bring home. Today 90 miles. Total miles ...
Arrived in nice after a day of driving from Barcelona! Sat next to a 'gazelle' Kelly, who is from Hobart and traveling with her friend Anna. Once settled into our hostel it was time to get ready and head to a 'top deck' dinner then a few drinks at a pub. There was a live band playing and we were all dancing on the tables, the waiters insisted. A few of us stayed out and headed to a bar called the 'nice cube'! We asked for a 2€ ...
After Monaco we left for the leaning tower of Pisa. This was better then we expected. The detail on the tower was extraordinary.
We spent some time exploring the building and surrounds. It was another warm day, about 27 degrees.
One thing we noted which is quite annoying is the amount of people trying to sell imitation products. Apparently if you get caught buying any imitations ...
... motorcycles with one or no hands. I’m positive these models are not available in Australia, that’s why we had to introduce the hands free laws for vehicles.
Trucks - Michael is sure he would never get his truck licence in Italy. One of the standard driving requirements is to be able to back your tanker 600 m up a one way street whilst passing another truck (coming the other way) on a corner and manoeuvring around a parked car. With all 4 ...
... about the festival. We then looked at plan B and headed for a place about 25 miles away from the lakes, and found a place called Cremona.
This didn't turn out to be our best decision- it was a mixture of Stalag 13 and a building site. We kept the caravan hooked up to the car and were charged 22 euros for the night. The staff couldn't even muster up a smile and we were glad to move on next ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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