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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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Another fine breakfast. Scrambled egg juice to ea good bread and salad Tram to Centrale stn (1.50) then Frecciarossa high speed train to Bologna. 40€ plus 3.50booking fee. Great train - smooth and stable at 280kph. 1 hr trip. Very flat farmland with old brick 2 story farmhouses. Mainly veg and grapes and couple chook/pig sheds. Lost way around station looking for hotel which transpired was only 400m along same ...
... though they had spent the night there - wrapped in blankets. There was also a statue of a tiger killing a camel - it was under restoration so I couldn't find a plaque - but I did think it was a little bit odd. The park detour was good as there was a massive protest occurring up the street the hotel is on. I joined this street again a couple of blocks up, just in front of the protest - that was very rowdy and had thousands of protestors. I later found out it was a ...
... free people today wearing laurel wreaths - and all very cheery! I happened to pass by the same cafe I had breaky at later in the afternoon and they offer a huge buffet lunch menu - the place was packed - there were no chairs or tables available. Good sign that it is good value and good food. I visited a number of sights today - started with the cathedral of San Pietro. There was a guy practicing on the pipe organ so I stayed and listened for a while. It certainly is an ...
... a marble 'altar like platform' in the middle where the dissection of corpses took place. The lecturer's chair is supported by statues of two skinless men! In other parts of the museum, there is a library of old scholarly texts, as well as many coats of arms and names of students who became famous after their studies were completed at the university. There are numerous towers in Bologna, but there are two leaning towers - surprisingly these don't get the airplay ...
POW! A triple whammy there with a pun, a film and a song title. Definitely extra points today.
Anyway, in no particular order, in this adventure, friends come and go, the heat is on, things don't quite go to plan and there's more train trouble.
So, May turned in to June, and someone turned the weather knob from warm to hot. The days are now about 34/35 degrees with clear blue skies, and the evenings cool down to about 26/27 ...