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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 ˝ hours and was absolutely wonderful. The seats were very comfortable and there was ...
... a cheese tray(parmesan, gorgonzola, etc). and salumi--mixed cold cuts: salami, the prosciutto. And the bread---oh, the bread! We couldn't call it a day without some gelatto to top ourselves off!
By 6:00 pm we're back on a train headed home to Bologna. Sunday we are headed to Milano to visit with our very first Italian ...
... a.m. We drag ourselves out of bed between 9:30 and 10:00. What jet lag? Fear sets in as I've yet to have a cappuccino in Italy. We're running out of time--cappuccino is ordered only in the morning. My first cappuccino in Bologna was ordered and delivered around 11:00 a.m.today. Lovely.
We take a "Hop On, Hop Off" tour this afternoon. We hop on and stay on ...
... squares of green lasagne sheets at angles to each other with a creamy béchamel sauce and a very meaty bolognese sauce between each layer and then the whole was finished by being put under a grill. Very soft and very tasty. We shared a pannacotta for dessert that was made with egg white and baked rather than the traditional setting with gelatine. This made it less wobbly and more smooth and creamy than usual. The restaurant was like an up market ...
... and off we go.. It's about 3pm by the time we hit the hwy..No problem getting out of the airport since getting lost the first time.
so we are half hour into our drive ( and now I'm familiar with the " no speed limit" driving. so I'm in the slow lane with all the semis, doing 120km!! yes the slow lane. Anyway all of a sudden the " service engine" light comes on , the check oil light comes on and I can't accelerate past 80km... ok don't panic, ...