Albergo delle Drapperie

Via delle Drapperie, 5, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, 40124, Italy | Hotel
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Abstinence does not make the heart grow fonder !

A travel blog entry by bsb_adventures


... when left peacefully to bask in the hot afternoon sun. The campsite is only a couple of kilometres from the medieval walled city of Ferrara. Like a mad dog and an Englishwoman in the mid-day sun, Signor e Signora set off on their bikes, together or separately, to discover the surprise that is Ferrara.

Signor tells me that it has been compared with Florence. It may not be quite as architecturally grand, it does not have The Ponte Vecchio nor ...

Empty Chairs at Empty Tables

A travel blog entry by artichoke88


... park in the center of the rounabout with Julia in the sunshine. Ensue hard core people watching. Finally notice the broken clock from the station bombing a number of years ago. Didn't notice at first because it actually WAS that time of day weird. Grabbed some snacks. On to platform #8. Rats. Not a bullet train, but it will do. Tah.

Negozio, Negozio, Negozio, Freddo.

A travel blog entry by artichoke88


... like nothing had happened. It was hysterical.
Then we went back to little market and everybody purchased some amazingly tasty cheese, wine, and vinegar. I only wish there were more things that I could have brought back that didn't need to be refrigerated. Honestly the delicious smells going on in those stores brought me to tears. Siesta was almost over and the music was starting again, so I suggested we get some ...

Il Treno e Modena

A travel blog entry by artichoke88


... understand that such illuminated texts were created more as a show of wealth than anything else, but in the back of my mind I kept thinking - world's most expensive picture book. Really what counts as the first picture book? Is it a bible or text that a monk decided to doodle in? Hmm. Anyway, obviously there were famous scenes in the bible depicted, but what I actually loved most were the wacky creatures interspersed on the pages edges. Some kind of ...

Giro Turistico

A travel blog entry by artichoke88


... li>It really felt like you were walking through history. It was also very eery because some of the buildings were so dark and grim. Lighting clearing wasn't an architectural priority. It's hard to describe and pictures really didn't capture the heavy feeling inside. It is so far on the very top of my favorite things in Bologna. This is also were we met Carina, the chiesa cat. On the way back "home", I finally began to get my bearings, ...

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This hotel, located in the Santo Stefano area of Bologna, is near Basilica di San Petronio, Teatro Anatomico, Archaeological Museum (Museo Civico Archeologico), and Palazzo Comunale.
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