Travel Blogs from Bologna
... what they decided was two nuns with a beach ball, (you had to be there really) and the aforementioned nude lady.
From there, they carried on North and headed in to a larger town called Carrara, which is world famous for it's marble quarries located in the hills above the town. Marble has been quarried here since Roman times and is renowned for both it's quality and variety of natural colours. If you have Italian marble anywhere in your house, ...
... wobbling their way towards wedding limo in shoes almost as big as them over cobbled streets. I struggled in flat sandals. Bride looked as if she had been working her way to eating disorder to fit into dress. Liked the exploding confetti bazookas. Aunts wrestled to remove bridal flowers from railings while photos being taken, and swept up confetti from ancient steps. Everyone looked happy, appart from tony who grumbled about ...
Drove to Modena along autostrada. Huge numbers of huge trucks. Truck decides to overtake another truck going half a mile an hour slower than it. This then causes loads of macho men in small inadequate puntos to slow down and bunch up. Macho men in trucks battle it out for half an hour while other macho men in inadequate cars buzz around like inadequate wasps, Behind them. Less and less space ...
... in some of the nation's finest restaurants and trattorias. On the other, is a Bolshie, politically edgy city that hosts the world's oldest university and is famous for its graffiti-embellished piazzas filled with mildly inebriated students swapping gothic fashion tips.
No small wonder Bologna has earned so many historical monikers. La Grassa (the fat one) celebrates a rich food legacy (ragł or bolognese sauce was first concocted here). La Dotta ...
... 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 ...
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