REGGIO EMILIA – Day One

It probably took as long to walk from the train station, with my luggage, to the B&B that I had booked, as it took for me to ride the train from Parma to Reggio Emilia, especially since I wasn’t certain just where I was going — this was before I had an iPhone to help…

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PARMA – Day Three – pt 2

As I made my way out of the Parco Ducale, I stumbled upon the Palazetto Eucherio Sanvitale, which was hosting a very interesting art exhibit.  The building itself is really quite beautiful, and is well worth a visit!Dating from 1604, the Chiesa di Santa Maria del Quartiere is also worth a visit, when in the…

PARMA – Day Three – pt 1

I awoke to a sun-filled sky on my third day in Parma!  Wanting to take advantage of the weather, I quickly headed out to explore the parts of the city that I’d not had a chance to see yet.  The Chiesa di San Giovanni Evangelista was built in 1510, but there had been a church…

PARMA – Day Two

I was happy to discover upon waking, that my second day in Parma, even though still cloudy, was not as rainy as the previous day had been.  I was determined to venture a bit farther from the apartment, and to see a few of the sights that I felt were important to see, when visiting…