Agriturismo Aia Antica
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
- Room service
- High-speed internet in room
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... Very pleasant in the sunshine, and loads of dogs for Joy to photograph - see her separate entry on the dogs of Parma!!
After lunch, Joy went back to the Duomo (and photos of dogs!) while Michael simply strolled around. Very relaxing. Now, the reason for a lazy day is that we have decided to add a visit to Caravaggio town while we are in Milan - we move on to there tomorrow - which will mean that the next three days are going to be ...
... seen this spectacle of love, indulgence, companionship, status symbol show off, exercise reason, advisor with the shopping, mobile doggy bag (for those times when one doesn't like what one has ordered!), and of course pick up line for that girl (or guy) one has always fancied! Parma's dogs...... Nearly as important as Parma's violets!
How different to the dogs of Ireland!
... de resistance...... La Scapiliara ....a drawing of Umber, amber greened and white lead on panel by no less than Leonardo da Vinci. She is stunning. Joy spent ages with her nose about 6 inches from this marvellous work studying the colour, the shapes, the brushstrokes and the beauty. An artists dream....to get so close to an old master with no alarms going off, no staff telling one to keep away and also being able to photograph it (no flash of course).
... towns too. The shops have Florence level prices, but there is little evidence of this sort of prosperity and the style that it can afford.
Now we appreciate of course that we have only been here 48 hours. Many would say that we have no right to make such conclusions on such a short stay, and certainly these are only first impressions, not second thoughts. Parma has indeed much commend it. Some fantastic art in the galleries and churches, ...
... she was quite gob smacked when she saw the room. The brochure descibes it, accurately, as "elegant", and you can see from the photo, that it certainly appealed to both Liam and Sarah, though she is looking a little askance at his leering grin ....
We had time for a look at the Cathedral of course, which has the most fantastic frescoes, including the world famous dome by Corregio, and the Baptistery, which is equally as good. ...