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... the Ducal Palace (though why she needs alcohol when she is so high on art remains a mystery!) and then returned to the hotel to relax and freshen up before dinner.
Tomorrow we move on to Parma (famous for its cheese) by way of a four hour taxi, bus and train trip. The actual travel time is much less than this, but of course you have to allow for connections etc. Meanwhile, enjoy the blog and the photos ...
... to a Leonardo fan. Then Joy rounded the last screen and there she was......Bianca Sforza, La bella principessa herself......a small painting displayed on a screen all by itself in this huge room...... And no indication on the internet or anywhere that it would be here. Palpitations, skips and jumps, gasps of wonder.....it is exquisite. The rest of the rooms, even those oin the 2nd floor, seemed quite dull after that, although there were plenty of ...
... a good menu of local dishes, and very reasonably priced: three courses, plus wine, dessert and coffee, came to 41.50, and could not have been faulted. We reckon on going back there tomorrow.
Speaking of which, that will be our last chance to visit the town's National Gallery, which has been closed for the holiday so far. Hopefully it will be open tomorrow, as it has several paintings by Joys boyfriends and it is in the beautiful and historic Ducal ...
... sitting with a mouthful of it (halfway through it) trying to swallow it but not able to squeeze it down into any spare digestive space. We swore we wouldn't need to eat for a week!!
At 11.56 all dirty crockery was cleared, an espresso was brought, and drunk, and our glasses were filled with bubbly as the bells chimed midnight and the band in the square outside started up .....magic experience.
Afterwards, having ...
... sand, we though it might be a worthwhile cruise, however the promenade as so far back from the sea that it was not rewarding. We
stopped by the entrance to the fishing and leisure harbour for our first beer of the day. At least it was sunny.
We returned to the bike, crossed the town and began the climb uphill toward San Marino,
a tiny independent state located on a hill top. The road weaved ...