Idea Hotel Piacenza
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- Pets allowed
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... lake. 70€ for single use of double room. Property run by Marco, nice young guy who spent a year in Oz, and his girlfriend who didn't speak English but was friendly enough. Property is owned by a local lady, and operated by his dad. Went for walk around village and to lake in arvo - strong winds and rain set in but looks like a good place to come back to. Cab fare from Como is 20€ but bus and ferry also available. Too wet to go out for dinner so ate at in ...
... the miles ticking away quickly and by mid afternoon Pavia was within reach giving 153km for the day.
Incidentally, there is a connection between the Cisa pass and the Ferrari motor company. According to various hits on Google Enzo Ferrari started his racing career there and had a love affair with the road. It is rumoured that prototype cars were tested there by the ...
... out the pope was stationed there in 1095 so it is where he gave the benediction to his Concilio (council) in their mission to bring all Christianity together and conquer the Holy places. That's right - the first of the crusades. The church as it stands today was built in the 1500s and I was surprised that it only took 4 years to build - the painting and decorating took 5!
As we have walked around Piacenza I've also noticed lots of little ...
... classical music being played by real musicians is another.
I pause in a large shady park, just to chill out, and enjoy the vibe. It's nice to not feel rushed, needing to reach a certain place before nightfall I can just sit back and enjoy this place.
As timeless as this place feels, there are changes. A number of African and Arab immigrants relax in the park--including a couple young black fellows, hanging out with a couple of Italian girls. ...
... parking space by Africans who then charge you even though it is pay and display. Piacenza has very narrow streets which are mostly one way but if you can get to nearly the end of Via Borghetto there is plenty of parking and only a 10 minute walk back into the centre. The main sites are the equestrian statues in the main square, the arcade at one side of the square and the Duomo. It takes under an hour to do. We bought bread and dried mushrooms and were soon off down south ...