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- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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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 …
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Then it was on to a small operation that makes Balsamic Vinegar. It takes 12 - 25 years for the process to get the DOP label, but it was amazing. We sprung for a small bottle that we can carry with us for salads and for whenever we need to splurge.
Then it was on to a Prosciutto factory. The hind legs of pigs are salted and cured for up to 2 years and we saw the process where many ...
And language barrier aside
We recognize each other
And a long conversation ensues...:-)
Then we walk to the city center
And happen on the City Hall Art Center
Building centuries old, art too and fresco'd ceilings
Alex freaks - hard to comprehend this level of art
In room after room of this old building when one contemplates
The high tech art of climate control :-)
Dinner at Mama Rosa's was ...
... a new innkeeper
Jan's younger brother Yuri and his wife
They share the duties
And breakfast is a little different
And we welcome that
And Yuri drives us to the airport
In his 3 year old large Chevrolet
Thru a driving rain
But we arrive safely
Brussels Airline, forced luggage check
But Alex just smiles
Travel is tedious but uneventful
And we arrive in Bologna's huge airport
And easily find the ...
... many old racers, beautiful shapes from the 50's and some ugly cars from the 70's and 80's!
The hall itself is a very open structure and did do the cars justice, but it would have been nice to compare the Maserati and Ferrari cars of the day directly.
We watched a film about Enzo and he seemed a very determined individual who had made a lot of personal sacrifice to ensure the brand was a market leader. Also given the words of his son and ...