Green Park Hotel & Congressi
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So a very exciting day as we set off for Rome. Hard to believe that we are actually going to see this city this afternoon. ! Driving south through the edges of Tuscany s very influential part of Italy at times more important than Rome especially during Renaissance times. fabulous scenery especially cypress ...
... and that it had to be tall enough so that a person riding a horse could easily pass under it. I suppose that the areas between the walkways in those days were possibly open sewers. Anyway it makes getting around the city easy, and I have enjoyed their shelter during a couple of heavy thunderstorms.
The other main attraction is two brick towers, built in the 1300's. The tallest one is 100mtr high and has another one of those 500 step internal staircases to climb up ...
... still surrounded by 9km of ancient walls. The Castello Estense in the centre of town is surrounded by a moat and is complete with drawbridges. The streets are quite cobblestones making riding the old noisy bikes pretty teeth chattering, but the kids loved it and it is such a good way to get around. We did a few laps of town, the obligatory ice cream, stracciatella fast becoming the favourite flavour! Luckily pulled up at ...
... strange little show. There were a few rides and popcorn etc. Ziggy had a melt down trying to decide which 1 thing to go on....... We decided to have a slow day the next day - wondering if Ziggy is just too overloaded. He is constantly asking questions and non stop talking and taking things in. Trying to learn new words, new countries and all the sights we are dragging him too. Lots of walking, late ...
... we ate lunch. From
the summit of the mountain we had stunning views across the countryside
including the interesting shaped mountain of la Pietra di Bismantova which we
will be climbing tomorrow. In the valleys nestle small villages that make
parmigiana reggiano cheese. Luckily the weather stayed fine for us. We aren’t
too impressed with the campsite so we are moving on tomorrow towards the lakes.