Terme Bologna Hotel
Travel Blogs from Abano Terme
... washroom and instead wandered by the fruit and veggie stands taking some amazing photos of all the different produce for sale. We split up at the Rialto Bridge so that Dad & Tan could check out the Doge’s palace which we had already seen. With a plan to meet up after lunch in St. Mark’s square, we set off to explore. I found a really pretty pair of earrings from a shop selling Murano glass; I really liked them and decided to pick them up while we were there in case ...
... Monte Cassino took four battles, over 3 months and resulted in 55,000 allied casualties before it was captured from the Germans.
Damage makes up a lot of the history of the monastery. Founded in about 540, it was sacked by the Lombards in 584, only to be sacked again in 884 by the Saracens. They also burnt it down, just for good measure. Rebuilt, it enjoyed several hundred years of peace until an earthquake badly damaged it in 1349. Repaired once more, bad things happened again ...
... way through Chris and I agreed we were over it! LOL We
then made our way to the Arc de Triumph and from there walked down passed the
Eiffel Tower and saw the French statue of liberty (from far away).
We headed back to
our hotel around 7:00 to use the internet one last time before we boarded our night
train. I looked at our itinerary and realized that our train left at 7:45. In a
Why is it that all the punters (no pun intended) in the gondolas look uncomfortable? Is it because we’re all gawping at them knowing they have paid around €80 for the privilege. Or is it because the gondolas are being tossed around due to all the other (bigger) traffic on the Grand canal?
We also spotted 1 Gondolier who was wearing a non-stripy t-shirt. Ouch! If I’d just forked out €80 and my gondolier ...
Something is bothering me. I think there is a word in Italian that
sounds a lot like "Faith." Fiona has heard it too. I hear it everywhere,
all the time. I always want it to be someone I know, and randomly run
into them here in a different country and have an epic reunion or
something. But it is always some Italians speaking to each other..and
not to me..so basically I just seem paranoid.
Today was ...