Travel Blogs from Ferrara
... crowd was already forming to watch a classic Italian silent movie. A huge screen had been set up in front of the Basicilia de San Petronia, the world's fifth-largest church, measuring 132m by 66m by 47m. Instead of a sound track playing for the movie a pianist would play a grand piano on a stage in front of the screen.
The construction of the church started in 1392 but still hasn't been finished as seen by the incomplete front facade. Originally it ...
... closed and the town itself was very unimpressive. We passed through a beautiful hillside town, Panzano with the surrounding area full of vines and olive groves. We stopped by the side of the road to take it all in. As I mentioned we are in a very hilly section which is not what I wanted to see, but the accommodation is quite nice. Even allowing for the dogs across the valley that bark more than the Cobb's thing! I have seen quite ...
... hard the other days and tried to make too much, and she was right, but what a great experience. Tomorrow on to siena by the slow train unfortunately didn't buy our tickets enough ahead of time. Gonna be a long day on 3 regional trains...oh well. Can't complain since we end up in one of the worlds most beautiful towns for the first day of summer. Loved bologna, but time to move on. XOXO ...
... rib stew, potato soup, osso buco, another rolled rabbit dish. We only taste a little bit of each, as Stefano says : this is a cooking class not an eating class, but still it was three meals each day in this school. Bologna is beautiful this week, and lively with students and locals. More pasta tomorrow. Oh, we got the Olivetas house to rent next year in la jolla. We move in sept. Crazy! Love to all ...
... have never done before. Marc made chicken and rabbit cacciatore, very simple and tastes great. A lot of tips about Italian cooking, simple but traditional grandmother recipes. Tomorrow more pasta!! We are tired from standing all day but it was great. Loving this beautiful old city with large pedestrian areas and miles of covered walkways, our architects would love it!! XOXO ...
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