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... the Milan airport (about 1.5 hours away). We will need to leave at 3:00 a.m. (yep - that time is correct). The remainder of the Warhawk group will leave Piacenza at 10:00 a.m. and return to the Radisson Blu Zurich for an overnight until Tuesday when everyone needs to make their way to the airport (attached to the Radisson) and their flights home.
Our evening was completed by a moving speech by Davida (aka - David, or for the 1st two days, ...
Following the game, a tour of Parma showed us another beautiful northern Italy city with an Old Town City Centre. Dinner was arranged by David our driver at a traditional pizzeria – David has been driving for 20 years and has all the connections we need, especially in Italy. Parma is Davida's hometown and he is very proud to show it off.
It appears Italians don't even come ...
... all of the players will remember for the rest of their lives.
This game also included an experience that our favorite bat boy, Sammy, will never forget. Toward the end of the game (all rules are suspended here in Italy - or perhaps there are no rules in Italy!), Sammy was put in as a pinch runner at second base. Even the Italian women in their seating section were chanting his ...
... kept fluctuating wildly and seemed to annoy every single person in the city. We didn't mind it because we could find the center more easily.
We've finally realized that in Italy, nothing is open when you want to go there. It's just like a rule, if you need it, there's a 90% chance you can't get it, and at 5pm on a Friday, we can't find a place to eat dinner; everything was closed. We did pick a spot out and then went back to the square until it opened at 7. This ...
... simply seemed totally dead. finally with nothing happening
and me boiling under all my gear in the afternoon heat I simply went around the
barrier and off to find a hotel without paying anything!! Bet the coppers will
be waiting there for me tomorrow, haha
And that about all that has happened on today's trip. I covered just over 250
miles today and am hoping to make it to Rome tomorrow and then head across Italy
and take a ferry over the Adriatic.
That's it for now