Travel Blogs from Guardamiglio
... courtyards with lush gardens and when I mentioned this to Betty she showed me a book she has that catalogues the 'hidden gardens of Piacenza'. They are incredible - lots of the blocks in the city centre are built around a garden courtyard so from the aerial photos you can see so many patches of green throughout the city. I just love the feeling of walking around and getting little glimpses of hidden treats - even if I don't get to experience them firsthand!
... we skipped the antipasti plate, instead we went straight for more tortelli, this time a mix of a pumpkin tortelli (a modern variation) and a traditional wild nettle variety. These were served without a sauce and I was informed weren't nearly as good as the ones the day before as the pasta was thicker. The pumpkin was lovely but the wild nettle were my favourite - it's hard to describe the flavour, it's subtle but just a distinctly different 'green' flavour to anything else ...
... Zurich; 1 hour Zurich to Milano. And what a series of airports it is, Sydney, Singapore and Zurich all have multiple screenings and check points, with Francesco half undressing each time to remove his belt, keys, wallet, boots, etc etc and me removing laptops and liquids from the carry on... and then we arrive at Milano. And our first taste of Italy fits every stereotype... we get off the plane, grab our bags and walk out, ...
... 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 ...
... been the answer to some people sickiness (dani Gurl). I think the main thing was trying to make an effort to get out of the house. The sun was shining like always so It clearly was an excuse to get out and explore, although there's not much to explore around San Don. DA BACK (James) felt like a slab of spam bless him. He was bedridden most of the time which was not ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet