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Today, we went to a beautiful home I Modena where they produce Balsamuc Vinegar over many years. We tasted 7 vinegars that were aged from 15-25 years. They were so unique with subtle differences. They dont sell to shops, but freight to anywhere in the world.
We had a brilliant education session and got a whole new appreciation for it.
Ummm, needless to say I bought some.
Here's some history from the family ...
... and the Greek influence. All very interesting. So much history for such a small area.
We then found the gelato place I had eaten at in 2013 and had gelato. Very good. I think the best I have had in Italy. We checked out Tiffany's to see if they had any Italy specific charms but they didn't. On the way past the Basilica di San Petronio we noticed that this had now opened from its lunch break so we went in. This is ...
... the train station. We were on separate carriages as it was so full but at least we got first class. First class sauna though. My carriage was hot and everyone was glowing. When I got off I asked Anita about her carriage and it was the same.
We went back to the hotel and relaxed in the cool of the room for a couple of hours. We headed out to a place for dinner that Fede had recommended, Matusel Ristorante on Via Bertoloni. This turned out to basically be a ...
... on the weekend so couldn't return our clothes until Tuesday and one was open Saturday morning but couldn't return our clothes until Monday afternoon by which time we would be in Venice. The things we take for granted in Australia. So I spent a hot, sweaty hour doing laundry in a laundromat.
At about 7:30pm we headed for Piazza Maggiore but about half way there saw a sign to Ristorarte Bolognese so we went there. The place had a family from Mexico ...
... Sic hat for Steve only 15 Euro so he has happy.
We happily ate our picnic lunch of panini and salami and bananas whilst others around us dug a hole, poured charcoal in and cooked sausages and bread on an open flame!
We managed to survive the heat and then it was all on for MotoGP - a fantastic race with the crown going insane every time Vale rode past, he is their God.
He made third place and you would have thought they had onw the Lotto, ...