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... After about an hour or so the mist disappears and sunshine fills the sky......and the temperature quickly rises to a lovely 24c........!
We arrive at our Albergo and find it is part of a brewery ..... So we test the ale! Dinner is served in the adjoining restaurant ..... Also part of the brewery.....could/ should b a good night.....watch this ...
... our elegant room and a bathroom big enough for ballroom dancing. I quickstep over to the shower and wash the grime of the day away.
We are near the Trebbia where Hannibal had a major battle. Of the 34 or 37 elephants he set out with, many had already died from the cold and exhaustion and only one it is believed survived this battle. After a day like today, I can understand why.
... out the pope was stationed there in 1095 so it is where he gave the benediction to his Concilio (council) in their mission to bring all Christianity together and conquer the Holy places. That's right - the first of the crusades. The church as it stands today was built in the 1500s and I was surprised that it only took 4 years to build - the painting and decorating took 5!
As we have walked around Piacenza I've also noticed lots of little ...
... parking space by Africans who then charge you even though it is pay and display. Piacenza has very narrow streets which are mostly one way but if you can get to nearly the end of Via Borghetto there is plenty of parking and only a 10 minute walk back into the centre. The main sites are the equestrian statues in the main square, the arcade at one side of the square and the Duomo. It takes under an hour to do. We bought bread and dried mushrooms and were soon off down south ...
... you'd want to spend the night!! Anyway they might have been cleaned up since the pictures on google earth were taken (!!) so we decided to have a look.
Tom Tom decided that he wanted to show off his ability to use the toll roads without paying even if it was the most illogical route possible!!! We had set it to avoid toll roads so we were quite happily driving along the road towards Stresa, which on the map was the logical route, when he decided to ...
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