MH Hotel Piacenza Fiera
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Breakfast at the hotel and a visit to the battistero and the cathedral. Found a deli and bought up big - parma ham, parma cheese, balsamic, Lambrusco and olive oil. Lunch out at La Forchetta - just below our room window! Highlight was the Aubergine parmagiana with smoked cheese. Beautiful old town... Now enjoying the local produce at home with a bottle of ...
Left home and started our 5 hr drive at 0930 and after going over the gotthard pass we stopped for lunch in Bissone at La Palma hotel restaurant for a lovely lunch right by lake Lugano. Had an amazing pistachio crusted lamb and strawberries for dessert and very strong coffee (much needed). Sienna was very content in the car - giggling at granny making silly noises and faces. Continued on to ...
... for now I'll say simply that I am well, I'm making good progess and tonight I am sleeping with four other pilgrims - including a very special one - in parish accommodation in Medesano, not far out of the city of Fidenza.
Watch this space.
... going on. I loved the Italian cover band that managed a repertoire spanning Lady Gaga, Bon Jovi and Rage Against the Machine. All sung in a mix of English and Italian!
Wednesday we spent some more time in the city centre so we could go to the markets and some churches. The fresh produce markets that Franci and his father used to go to have closed down and in the cittadel, the covered markets which were once bustling and full are now run ...
... look like they most likely grew up here in Italy and seem very much at ease. But I notice a passerby looking at them and then talking angrily on his phone. A few minutes later the police show up.
The police talk (politely it seems) to the guys, telling them they're not supposed to play volleyball in the park. Somehow I suspect that it wasn't the volleyball that got the caller angry, though...
Some things in Italy are changing. Some things ...