Travel Blogs from Parma
... for telling her what to do...."Oh for Gods sake" was the gist of it! We phoned the hotel and were talked in by the receptionist on speakerphone. Left hotel to visit the Duomo, to see the paintings in the church by Parmigianino. The painting of the Virgin Mary's ascent to Heaven in the Cupola was described as 'floating through a sea of limbs, faces and swirling clouds', a 'hash of frogs legs' and later by Charles Dickens ...
... Then headed up to a roof top bar that over looked Monaco. Before we knew it was time for us to head back to nice. The girls decided it was too hot for us to be gizels and changed it to penguins! Back in the hostel we had a packing party, resulted in Kelly popping the champagne all over herself and the bed! With the room having a new aroma we called it a night! We woke to get on the bus and make our way to the sinking city- ...
... it is illegal and you can get fined.
It was our turn to do our introductions on the bus (Kim stop laughing). We were lucky last and Im glad thats done now. I also forgot to mention Mum had a fright yesterday, it wasn't good. We were at one of the lookouts and turned around and there was a man nude sitting in front of us. We gasped that loud unintentionally and the poor man proceeded to put ...
... killer hairpin bends on steep and often very narrow roads, cleverly making extra turns to be able to travel through towns with very narrow streets (i.e. going around the block), and multi point turns to get around narrow streets.
Pedestrian crossings – well, they are just a guideline really, don’t expect that ANYONE will stop for you to let you cross – even when you are on the crossing! Apparently here you can also park on them and do U ...
... about the festival. We then looked at plan B and headed for a place about 25 miles away from the lakes, and found a place called Cremona.
This didn't turn out to be our best decision- it was a mixture of Stalag 13 and a building site. We kept the caravan hooked up to the car and were charged 22 euros for the night. The staff couldn't even muster up a smile and we were glad to move on next ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking