Travel Blogs from Piacenza
... next site just outside Pavia, "Camping Ticino" its Cheaper (not much) than the last site and with much better facilities, oh and there are people staying here, which we also forgot to mention, there was no one on the previous site - all in all a much better place to be...
So, what did we do?
Firstly, we had to sort out our issues with ...
We left Lake Garda to head for our next stop "Campeggio Parco Al Po" in Cremona.
We stopped for less than an hour before deciding it was overpriced and pretty much rubbish.
In our time there we used the facilities - these weren't anywhere near as bad ...
Wednesday Buona sera. We've made it to Italy. We left Avrieux, France, around 10am this morning. Stopped for a game of soccer (with a breathtaking view), picked up some supplies and headed for the tunnel towards Italy. I really thought that we would have shown our passports (we didn't) at the very least but a 300mm x 300mm sign 6km into the tunnel signaled "Italia". That was it. Yes, I'm pretty ignorant. We drove on the tollway until ...
... began to ride. We just zoomed to the city. Our hotel/hostel is apparently 10 km from the city center of Piacenza, so it's annoyingly far away. It is run by some old British couple who specializes in hosting pilgrims or something? so we decided to wait as long as possible before actually showing up at this place.
We managed to get to Piacenza in under 3 hours, and I'm pretty sure that makes today the fastest overall day of biking we've done thus far. We had so ...
... to get onto the
main carriageway ahead of him blocking my entry. I opened the throttle and got
some speed up but did not realize just how sharp the curve was turning right
onto the slip. it virtually came at 9" towards the main carriageway and turned
to line up with the carriageway right at the last moment. I was going a bit too
fast and tried to lean the bike over but the front did not want to take the
curve and if I slip I would be right under the bus!!! My ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center