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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 ...
We were awoken at 0620 by the engines as Capitano Tullio eased us away from the dock at Adria. We passed through a lock with a lifting bridge and motored through breakfast to arrive at Bosaro at about 0900. We offloaded the bikes and began to ride. After 12km we stopped at Polesella for a coffee and toilet stop. After this we crossed the Po River and rode on top of a levee bank beside the Po River with corn, grape vines and fruit trees on the left. Beautiful scenery and little or ...
We left the ship early and went to see the fish market at Chioggia and then a visit to the Clock Tower at the church. What we thought would be a quick trek up the stairs to the top for a few pictures turned into a fascinating hour with the priest who explained some of the local history. We were also shown (and touched!) 14th century documents found in the walls of the tower ...
... it was a six or seven km walk, and I had seen pretty much everything that Bologna had to offer.
It is not a pretty place. The old town is quite dark and medieval and looking in need of a bit of renovation. I think they do one every couple of hundred years, so it is due. It's main claim to fame, apart from the sausage, is that the first University was established here in 1080 AD. There is a museum in the square where you can go in and look at the lecture room where ...
... eat simply". I started to cook and over the next weeks I cooked almost every day. We spent two days halving apricots that had just been harvested for jam and juice. After that we bottled 100 jars of jam. I didn't get to see how the jam was made but it tasted great. The process of making the juice is similar. Making 4 crates of bottled apricot juice - well everything becomes banal in the end. Picking raspberries was more fun than black currants. Weeding was my ...