Travel Blogs from Bologna
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Okay so when 9 am arrived this morning it did see to come very soon. However we had our breakfast and set off on the road to Modena. It was a pleasant trip. Our Hotel Astor is out of town. This is the cheapest accommodation we have booked – at 57 euros per night we were not expecting much. This includes breakfast and 'other special features' – see ...
... so helpful on the way to Urbania.. )
Much more reassuring to be heading out in daylight and knowing there are 2 cars driving together...
Only one missed traffic circle but other than that made it to the autostrade without any glitches... So I am still following Cory and we stop to do a map check before we get onto the A14 autostrade
All good to go... Cory leads the way.. Forgetting that Cory made it to Urbino with his guardian angel in the dark July 22, I ...
... backroad in total darkness other than my headlights.. no where to pull off so they can pass me.. oh well... Took a couple of wrong traffic circle exits but figured it out soon enough.
OK so we've been travelling for just under 2 hrs now, mom feeding me coke- caffeine to keep me alert and pringles... on the home stretch... we make it past Urbino and just 2 more towns before Urbania... take the traffic circle exit, and realize it's wrong but ...
... with tomato meat sauce (Bolognese). I didnt know tortellini is a special local food from Bologna but my choice was the best. Even though the price was way too expensive for only tortellini, salad and coke - 26€. Just waked a bit of town after late meal and tried to find a supermarket to buy salads and water. After that, just came back to the B&B place then enjoyed chilling in my big double bed ...
After a couple of weeks in southern Italy (Rome and Sicily), finding myself in northern Italy is like being in another country. There is a stark contrast in the vibe -- the food, the people, the hustle and bustle of the north against the chilled out south.
I left Catania on the Friday of the 27th June. I am glad I took Meridiana, following my friend's advise. RyanAir had long queues and unreliable schedules. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed