Travel Blogs from Bologna
Hot!! 39 C! I'm In Italy! Bologna...for work, but I have a day or so of free time to explore and practice my Italian. Gary and I arrived about 5pm. The flight was a few hours late, and when we arrived, the Bologna airport was packed. Even the men's room had a line. We waited for my luggage and then went out to get a taxi, but the taxi line had a …
... vinegar is produced. Not in the same factory or even next door you'll be pleased to know.
Surprisingly, the tiles or vinegar wasn't what they were after, no, their destination was the house of a chap who bought his first racing car at the age of 20, started his own business in 1929 and went on to create an iconic brand and racing legacy revered all over the world. It was a certain Enzo Ferrari, and his original house and workshop has had a brand ...
Went into centre of Modena today. Surprised by relaxed atmosphere and old buildings. Part of of must visit cities of Northern Italy inspired by watching too many tv chefs. Think this was two fat grumpy Italian chiefs or similar title. Anyway been to bologna and Palma so thought it time to visit Modena. Never looks inspiring from autostrada in fact looks a real dump. However took bull by horns and headed for centre. Wow, really old ...
Drove to Modena along autostrada. Huge numbers of huge trucks. Truck decides to overtake another truck going half a mile an hour slower than it. This then causes loads of macho men in small inadequate puntos to slow down and bunch up. Macho men in trucks battle it out for half an hour while other macho men in inadequate cars buzz around like inadequate wasps, Behind them. Less and less space ...
... thought was soon forgotten as the restaurant rapidly filled to capacity as they examined the menu.
Battery Boy selected zucchini soufflé in saffron sauce with salami wafers for entree, followed by pork shank with onion jam and potatoes, and for dessert a Panna cotta. Video Girl had Burghul and cabbage timbale with sheep cheese sauce followed by spaghetti with traditional bolognaise sauce. They had a lovely meal.
They walked from the rear of ...
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