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... head for the flea market. Bought myself a Mao hat, pair of mittens and some audio cables and a car charger for the phones. Again it was pretty surreal as I haggled with the chinese shop owner in Mandarin whilst everyone around, including him was speaking in fluent Italian.
Finally met up with everyone at the Cafe Zamboni, strangely enough situated on Via Zamboni (I tell you these Italians must spend ages deciding on the name of ...
... is that the figures were sculpted in the early 15th century. They are six hundred years old!! As if this was not enough, the church also has an upstairs gallery, with a fantastic painted ceiling, and yet another amazing sculpture set. How come they could do such wonderful work five and six hundred years ago, and now Saatchi pays millions for a crazy woman's dirty knickers and a stuffed shark? It makes no sense.
After all of this, Michael went in search of ...
... not one church, but seven. With a mind numbing history and architecture. Joy has taken a zillion photos, which we will try to load soon. One problem with this hotel is that the Internet is very slow for loading photos, and we have to pay for it. Hmmm - like being back in the Dublin tour hotels! We'll get them up as soon as we can honest.
Love to all, and many thanks for following our travels. Do keep reading ...
... hours and a bit gazing at Reni, Guercino, Caracci, and a stack of others. Wonderful.
Michael had seen enough in about 30 minutes so went off to explore Bologna on his own. First of all it is a very historic city. You can see, without being told, that every single building has a long and fascinating history. Almost every building (and there are many) has its own architectural style. Everywhere you look, there ...
... one that told us about the buffets that many restaurants have. For the price of one drink, you can eat all you want between about 5 -7 pm. We did that one night at his recommended place and the food was great.
Bologna is not on the big tourist map, but that's part of the charm. If you're a foodie at all, then you have to give this place a visit. You won't lose any weight here, but you'll be damn happy you came.