Hotel Ca' Marta
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Acetaia di Giorgio, old mansion of the 14 Barbieri brothers, under its roof in the heart of the city of Modena keeps all the glamour and the attraction of very ancient rites and of centuries old tradition.
From the exclusive family consumption, today Giorgio, Giovanna and Carlotta Barbieri have expanded this delicious pleasure to whomever desires to taste the incomparable flavour of the best Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of ...
... and the Greek influence. All very interesting. So much history for such a small area.
We then found the gelato place I had eaten at in 2013 and had gelato. Very good. I think the best I have had in Italy. We checked out Tiffany's to see if they had any Italy specific charms but they didn't. On the way past the Basilica di San Petronio we noticed that this had now opened from its lunch break so we went in. This is ...
... the train station. We were on separate carriages as it was so full but at least we got first class. First class sauna though. My carriage was hot and everyone was glowing. When I got off I asked Anita about her carriage and it was the same.
We went back to the hotel and relaxed in the cool of the room for a couple of hours. We headed out to a place for dinner that Fede had recommended, Matusel Ristorante on Via Bertoloni. This turned out to basically be a ...
... 11:20 but no passengers got off and they wouldn't let anyone on. Our train arrived at 11:25 and we all got on and left by 11:35am. The passengers for the 10:55 to Venizia were still standing on the platform waiting to get on. Strange train system in Italy.
In the afternoon Anita had a rest in the hotel in Bologna while I went hunting for a dry cleaners as the hotel laundry didn't work over the weekend. I found three dry cleaners but two were ...
... guy for 30 mins in French, since he, as always, didn't speak English.
And, tomorrow we will hit Firenze again... Amazing city!