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... 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 ...
... did the fresco which led to him being commissioned to do the Duomo, only a few minutes from our hotel. Wonderful artwork throughout the church: you can see why he (and Parmagianino too) got the later commissions which made them famous. The onto Santa Maria Steccata, more amazing frescoes. Why was this artform so popular in Parma?
After all this, we agreed it was time for coffee - this time a pleasant cappuchino at a bar on the ...
Well there they all are....on every street corner...in nearly every cafe...even in the clothes shops. Petit and dainty clothed in fancy coats or little pyjama suits, big and butch, long and lanky, large and hairy, dazzling with diamante, lush with leather. Yes...they are Parma's dogs. They are everywhere, walking, carried, ambling with nose to the ground, standing their ground, are at a ...
... 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.