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... with bags in their hands!
Went to the Piazza Maggiore after breakfast. It is the historic centre of town with the obligatory church/cathedral (Basilica del Santo Petronio). We visited the City library first. It is a very cool library, very modern but with a beautiful old ceiling. Couldn't do much reading as it is all in Italian.
It was the Church after that. The most interesting thing in the church other than the ...
... 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 ...
... of the stalls of the Christmas street market. Now all he has to do is pack the dirty socks and then go round to the post office tomorrow again. Incidentally, Italian post offices are great places to see numerous breeds of dog. Why do people take a dog on a trip to the post office, where they surely know from experience they will have a long wait, and the dogs will bark and squabble?
Anyway, back to Bologna. ...
... palazzi, churches galore, old style shops, and miles of covered arcades, all with a unique appearance. The predominant colour is the warm brown typical of northern Italy - another thing Joy swoons over!
Eventually we met up at the gallery again, and having freshened up with a glass of wine and a rest in the hotel, went out to look for dinner. By chance we found another "Rosarose", and couldn't beleive our luck. ...
After a world class panini it was off towards Modena and then south towards Pisa. Easy!
A couple of hours of afternoon driving I was thinking, then some vino by the beach in the evening. It was still sunny and warm so I drove on the small roads and enjoyed the scenery.
I had a bit of a drive around in Modena trying to find the turn off towards Pavulo Nel Frignano and the route towards the Mediterranean coast. I hadn't been to the Italian ...