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... refuse that. I've done my bit for freedom of the press and that's a good thing! So we chat and find that Leonardo is from Rome but is a physicist working in MIlan now.
It's afternoon. We have a snack and go back to the train station to get tickets for Modena, our next stop about 20 minutes ...
... the local town of Salsomaggiore which is a spa town with the original huge bath house as a major structure in the centre of the town.
We we also visited local Castillos at Arquato and Vigoleno. These were both small historical cities with fortifications rather than castles but very interesting and some amazing buildings.
... and gravel, clenching the brakes on every descent.
The cap is still doing the rounds and last night I was the recipient because I'd climbed il Muro. Tonight I'll pass it on to Libby who is a great girl and one of life's enhancers. Always cheerful, even when she's not feeling great, Libby is a joy to be around.
... I remember are two brutal climbs. One was called Il Muro (the wall) and was soooo steep, up to 27% in parts. I dragged myself over somehow with sweat and snot pouring down my face, mucus landing on my legs. Quite disgusting! If Hannibal came this way he was a frickin idiot.
The day's efforts are rewarded when we arrives at our hotel - a fab converted castle. We have a four poster ...
... were treated to a mini feast of magnificent freshly picked tomatoes, rice salad, beautiful bread, fruit and ricotta cheese. Then the farmer brought out some wine just for Kevin!! We did enjoy this visit, it was a lot of laughs.
Arrived in Parma to our beautiful hotel, pity we didn't have more nights the bed was heavenly. Hotel was not in the city centre bit we walked 1/2 hour, getting slightly lost on the way, to the ...