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This morning we catch a train to Parma--of cheese and prosciutto fame. It's about an hour's ride from Bologna. Our first stop is to find a bar for our cappuccino and croissant--the best way to start the day. We visit the cathedral(every town has one) and see the Parma Baptistry next to the cathedral. ...
We had an amazing journey through the Alps and enjoyed some stunning scenery, some interesting tunnels and expensive, but worthwhile, tolls! The Frejus tunnel was very expensive but a very worthwhile shortcut!
We we arrived at the hotel and were warmly welcomed and shown to our room with good views of the surrounding ...
... a pair into my suitcase? I fear the beast may burst if anything else goes in and settle instead for a new tube of toothpaste and more ibuprofen.
I finally find a link to Aussie Bruce's blog and it makes great reading as he is so super strong he can ride, write, take stunning photos, relax, drink beer and eat vast tubs of ice cream in the time it takes us to huff and puff from A to B. It's http://Willigorideandseek seek.com.
Sometimes you wake up and just don't feel like going to work and sometimes it's the same with a bike. Then you have to remind yourself that actually it is a great privilege to be able to ride a bike all day and not go to the office.
Today was similar ...
... dinner until about 8:00 p.m. – but from that point on, the joint was jumping! Our meal, like many in this part of Europe, started with a meat plate which included proscuitto and salami. This was followed by bread and "chip puffs" - not sure what these are actually called but they were very light, puffy and delicious.
We are at a pizzeria so of course, the main meal was ...