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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Public transportation in Italy is phenomenal. You really could live here without a car. We decided to take the FrecciaRossa (high speed) from Bologna to Bari. This train can travel along at 300 Km/hr. about 180 MPH. The trip took about 5 ½ hours and was absolutely wonderful. The seats were very comfortable and there was ...
... walked about 40 minutes to get to the stop. The bus was not stopping at the main Piazza because they are setting up for a Chocolate Festival next week. I can only pray that the Chocolate Festival starts on Monday! We leave bologna on Tuesday. Here are Le Torri "gemelle" di Bologna. The two towers are the symbol of the city.
So it's time for a late lunch. The ...
... we thought we would walk back to the cable car, take that up the hill, then get the lift back to the carpark. We set off down the hill but couldn't find it. We walked up and down hills, asked 3 locals who didn't speak English but pointed in vague directions and we still couldn't find it. We eventually got back to the car park and took the lift instead.
The town was ...
Today we had an easy ride of about 60 kilometers on a bike path along the River Po to the town of Ferrara. We spent the afternoon walking around town, seeing the sights and looking for the perfect pizzeria for dinner. First stop was a tour of the old fort, build originally in the late 1300's. Ferrara was home of the Este family ...
... to shops, wifi and cheerful bar manager who, in my case, also doubled as imminent boyfriend.
I don't remember what ensued. There could have been a tearful exchange, perhaps some hugging and walking together and undoubtedly some remorse and apologising. What I do remember is deciding that the best way to make it up to him was to go to a very wild and outrageous gay and lesbian foam party that night.