Weekly Photo Challenge: Urban

Car Parking – Sicilian Style

The traffic was noisy and impatient with the usual medley of car horns, which is a feature of Italian driving or course.  If the normal rules of driving do not apply in Palermo then the normal rules associated with parking definitely are completely irrelevant.  At the Piazza San Domenico on the Via Roma there was a small and hopelessly inadequate car park surrounding a fountain that was full of impatient drivers looking for non-existing parking spaces, blowing their horns, waving their arms and shouting at each other in that classic Italian driving style.  There was double and even triple parking and almost every car had minor accident damage as a result.  I certainly wouldn’t like to park my car there.

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4 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Urban

  1. Looks like this too in Tuscany!

  2. Italy is plain mad, driven in both Rome and Milan, thankful the hotel had adequate resident only parking. I still think the French in Paris take some beating, parking on the inside of large roundabouts like the Arc de Triomphe.

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