Hotel Ristorante il Duca d'Este
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Great town. It is my favourite Italian town so far. The others prefer Florence to Bologna but not me. I like the wide streets and bigger shops. The people are very chic and stylish and very friendly. They love their dogs and there are plenty of dogs of all types and sizes wandering around. Surprisingly, not that much doggy dos. Either the Bog Dogs are constipated or there is a doggy do fairy running around with a bag because I don't see many ...
... Gentileshci. After nearly three hours she came out dazed and happy. So much so that even after a refreshing glass, and a relax in the hotel, she could not get her head together enough to order dinner! She reckoned she was on a (legal!!) high. (and we have 3 more weeks of this...Michael quipped). Dinner was taken at one of the several trattoria near the hotel, and was very good, as well as being surprisingly cheap compared to the city centre only a short distance ...
... of the stalls of the Christmas street market. Now all he has to do is pack the dirty socks and then go round to the post office tomorrow again. Incidentally, Italian post offices are great places to see numerous breeds of dog. Why do people take a dog on a trip to the post office, where they surely know from experience they will have a long wait, and the dogs will bark and squabble?
Anyway, back to Bologna. ...
... hours and a bit gazing at Reni, Guercino, Caracci, and a stack of others. Wonderful.
Michael had seen enough in about 30 minutes so went off to explore Bologna on his own. First of all it is a very historic city. You can see, without being told, that every single building has a long and fascinating history. Almost every building (and there are many) has its own architectural style. Everywhere you look, there ...
... a week ago they had just started hanging Christmas lights up which was beautiful. We tried to cram a lot into two full days of sight seeing and two half days. It was really nice and except for the mornings of the last 2 days it didn't rain that much on us. God has relly blessed us with great weather for sight seeing on this trip. Karly and I have started to really be ready to come home in ...