Travel Blogs from Bologna
... he's shirtless in his car sitting in the car park. If he gets out she'll see the slippers for goodness sake. What does he do? He considered rummaging in the glove box to avoid eye contact and hope she doesn't see him as she stands next to his car to open hers. But no, he decides to recline the seat flat and hope if he lies still, she won't look in.
Of course, she does look in and he can't avoid but speak to her. "Ciao - Ciao. Tutto bene? ...
... pleasant. No sign of earthquake damage. Lots of old buildings. Pleasant shops, laid back traffic and people on cycles. Loads of coffee bars and places to eat and lots of pedestrian only areas. Even found somewhere to park. Sat and had coffee outside municipal offices in main square and got caught up in wedding. Family of five foot midgets in posh becks high heel shoes. Limo parked on cobbled square. Interesting watching pigeon ...
... concerned as more and more trucks and cars converge.. Bertha plods along. Rocket Ron behind. Sooner or later truck decides to pull out into this mess without signalling in front of Bertha. Needless to say after three hours of this kind of driving, when I arrived in modena decided to stay for two nights until trucks are banned from roads for weekend..... Too much testosterone on Italian ...
... that looked more like pedestrian walkways, rather than roads and Video Girl continually saying, "I don't think you should be driving down here, I don't think you should be driving down here!"
After driving down all the roads he shouldn't have been driving on Battery Boy pulled up outside the Metropole Hotel, a modern hotel located in the heart of an ancient city.
The erudite, the red and the fat, or La Grassa is how Bologna is typically defined ...
... France for short. It keeps stalling, shutting itself off and generally playing up. It is underpowered and doesn't seem to have any torque, unusual for a diesel. My dreaded lurgy is back and I feel like you know what, but I wanted to see the Tuscan countryside so eventually we got going to Greve, which was a huge disappointment. We are in rural Tuscany, but Greve is supposed to be a tourist destination, but being a Sunday ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed