I Portici Hotel
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Another fine breakfast. Scrambled egg juice to ea good bread and salad Tram to Centrale stn (1.50) then Frecciarossa high speed train to Bologna. 40€ plus 3.50booking fee. Great train - smooth and stable at 280kph. 1 hr trip. Very flat farmland with old brick 2 story farmhouses. Mainly veg and grapes and couple chook/pig sheds. Lost way around station looking for hotel which transpired was only 400m along same ...
... with the laws around the naming and quality assurance - just like the laws for wine and olive oil. I would love to go on a market tasting tour - there are so many fruits and vegetables that are new to me - I would be happy to leave the meat alone (tripe, pigs ears etc are not of interest). The fruit and veg stalls were also selling baked pumpkin, baked onions and beetroot. We picked up some baked pumpkin for our tortelloni (larger tortellini and with vegetable ...
... The second floor houses the quiet/study areas and the third floor was very innovative - it had a an interesting display on (reminded me of transforming canberra!) and then glass meeting rooms for students and lecturers as well as industry related meetings. The open canals are now underground waterways in here - but there is still one open canal you can see. There is a little window on one of the streets you can open to view it. There are also a few glass floor sections of pavement ...
... centre, and originally it had seven churches, but now only four remain. The first one of the four is an 11th century church which houses the bones of San Petronio, and the second one has a plaque which shows (supposedly) where Pontius Pilot is supposed to have washed his hands after condemning Christ to death. The last of the four churches is the city's oldest, and it includes some beautiful masonry and carvings from roman times. We also visited the cathedral - ...
... he went. I stayed home and had big plans to potter around Bologna by myself. Went back upstairs did some blogging, went out and it was very hot. Passed a lady walking eight small dogs, four on each side all yapping. Went to the cafe that was in a straight line form our hotel so I wouldn't get lost. No one else there so I thought great , will stay here for a bit In the cool and write some more.
I think I am about ten days behind .
Bit by bit the cafe ...