Best Western City Hotel
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- Minbar in room
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So a very exciting day as we set off for Rome. Hard to believe that we are actually going to see this city this afternoon. ! Driving south through the edges of Tuscany s very influential part of Italy at times more important than Rome especially during Renaissance times. fabulous scenery especially cypress ...
... of years they did the dissections of dead bodies on a table in the centre of the room , so that potential doctors could see what was going on inside a person. It is also a fact that Mozart, at the age of 14, spent a few months here and gained his masters degree in Music. The University is still going strong.
Another claim to fame is that the whole city is connected by about 40km of portico'd walkways. A law was passed in 1280 that new buildings had to include ...
... still surrounded by 9km of ancient walls. The Castello Estense in the centre of town is surrounded by a moat and is complete with drawbridges. The streets are quite cobblestones making riding the old noisy bikes pretty teeth chattering, but the kids loved it and it is such a good way to get around. We did a few laps of town, the obligatory ice cream, stracciatella fast becoming the favourite flavour! Luckily pulled up at ...
Today we woke up and it was pouring with rain! It rather put a dampener on our plans to go over to Murano on the ferry. We got absolutely soaked through on the way there and Ziggy had a massive melt down about something or other. Not the best for window shopping the beautiful glass that it is famous for - so we ended up having hot chocolate and croissants! In a better mood we headed back to Venice to see ...
... on the way past.
Next we dropped into the Archaeological Museum of Bologna. It has one of the best Egyptian collections in Europe, apparently. We wandered through that looking at some amazing mummies or people and cats and ibis. Anita decided to say in the cool of the Egyptian section while explored the history of Bologna on the first floor. The exhibits went back to the Etruscan time before the Romans, then of course ...