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So a very exciting day as we set off for Rome. Hard to believe that we are actually going to see this city this afternoon. ! Driving south through the edges of Tuscany s very influential part of Italy at times more important than Rome especially during Renaissance times. fabulous scenery especially cypress ...
... photos from a platform at the top. The one next to it had to be shortened a fair bit soon after it was built, because it developed a serious lean to one side. It has more of an angle than the Tower of Pisa, but is still standing. In the 1400's it is estimated that Bologna was a medieval New York, with up to 180 brick skyscrapers, and there are still a couple of dozen left scattered around town.
I did find a special little church on my travels, one that was founded ...
Today we had a tour of the city of Bologna that is known for its expanse of porticos and its food. even during times of starvation Bologna has had abundance. We also learned that the university here is the oldest and longest continuos university in the world. The city is known for the college students. ...
Today, we went to a beautiful home I Modena where they produce Balsamuc Vinegar over many years. We tasted 7 vinegars that were aged from 15-25 years. They were so unique with subtle differences. They dont sell to shops, but freight to anywhere in the world.
We had a brilliant education session and got a whole new appreciation for it.
Ummm, needless to say I bought some.
Here's some history from the family ...
... watched the locals. The town is just the single lane winding over the hill. Sadly no piazza. Just exercise. It's very beautiful here but I'm also glad to be moving on. My days off were spent looking for wifi, gelato and a supermarket so I could stock up on a treat or three. Has my Italian improved? My vocabulary has tripled but it will take skill to incorporate them into a conversation that isn't about agriculture. I'm still smiling though as I head to Arezzo. Sent from my ...