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- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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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 ...
... 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 ...
... built by the Romans and runs from a bridge that they built, through the town and to the Augustus Arch built in 27BC. We walked down to the arch as this was a lot closer than the bridge and it was hot. From there we strolled back up the street and had a look at a section of the original Roman road that had been uncovered and then eventually back to where Fede had dropped us off to wait for her to pick us up.
While waiting we were approached by George, a ...
... on the weekend so couldn't return our clothes until Tuesday and one was open Saturday morning but couldn't return our clothes until Monday afternoon by which time we would be in Venice. The things we take for granted in Australia. So I spent a hot, sweaty hour doing laundry in a laundromat.
At about 7:30pm we headed for Piazza Maggiore but about half way there saw a sign to Ristorarte Bolognese so we went there. The place had a family from Mexico ...
... bottom-less drop to the floor of the valley about a km below.... But it was a great road, very pretty and pretty harmless really..
As we trundled through ....."......we saw a nice big supermarket right on the main drag, and with easy parking out the front.....