I Portici Hotel
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... of great bankers from 13thC and sheep farmers. Medici dynasty the rulers of Tuscany showed great support for artists. Chianti full bodied red wine is grown in Tuscan region. One of famous wines produced in Tuscany. Many olive trees as well. Walking in Rome. Trevi fountain. Basilica Santa Maria. Used for Roman ...
... it was a six or seven km walk, and I had seen pretty much everything that Bologna had to offer.
It is not a pretty place. The old town is quite dark and medieval and looking in need of a bit of renovation. I think they do one every couple of hundred years, so it is due. It's main claim to fame, apart from the sausage, is that the first University was established here in 1080 AD. There is a museum in the square where you can go in and look at the lecture room where ...
... still surrounded by 9km of ancient walls. The Castello Estense in the centre of town is surrounded by a moat and is complete with drawbridges. The streets are quite cobblestones making riding the old noisy bikes pretty teeth chattering, but the kids loved it and it is such a good way to get around. We did a few laps of town, the obligatory ice cream, stracciatella fast becoming the favourite flavour! Luckily pulled up at ...
... strange little show. There were a few rides and popcorn etc. Ziggy had a melt down trying to decide which 1 thing to go on....... We decided to have a slow day the next day - wondering if Ziggy is just too overloaded. He is constantly asking questions and non stop talking and taking things in. Trying to learn new words, new countries and all the sights we are dragging him too. Lots of walking, late ...
... eat simply". I started to cook and over the next weeks I cooked almost every day. We spent two days halving apricots that had just been harvested for jam and juice. After that we bottled 100 jars of jam. I didn't get to see how the jam was made but it tasted great. The process of making the juice is similar. Making 4 crates of bottled apricot juice - well everything becomes banal in the end. Picking raspberries was more fun than black currants. Weeding was my ...