NH Bologna Villanova
Travel Blogs from Bologna
... br> A couple of school friends of The WAG's had been staying in Viareggio, but came over to see us in Lucca that day, and so we were in town for a meal. By the time we had seen them safely on to the train back to the resort, we only managed to catch the last 45 minutes of the concert, luckily it didn't finish until gone midnight. The last band was an Italian group we think, and boy, could they play a guitar! There was 10 of them in the group ...
... pleasant. No sign of earthquake damage. Lots of old buildings. Pleasant shops, laid back traffic and people on cycles. Loads of coffee bars and places to eat and lots of pedestrian only areas. Even found somewhere to park. Sat and had coffee outside municipal offices in main square and got caught up in wedding. Family of five foot midgets in posh becks high heel shoes. Limo parked on cobbled square. Interesting watching pigeon ...
... concerned as more and more trucks and cars converge.. Bertha plods along. Rocket Ron behind. Sooner or later truck decides to pull out into this mess without signalling in front of Bertha. Needless to say after three hours of this kind of driving, when I arrived in modena decided to stay for two nights until trucks are banned from roads for weekend..... Too much testosterone on Italian ...
... that looked more like pedestrian walkways, rather than roads and Video Girl continually saying, "I don't think you should be driving down here, I don't think you should be driving down here!"
After driving down all the roads he shouldn't have been driving on Battery Boy pulled up outside the Metropole Hotel, a modern hotel located in the heart of an ancient city.
The erudite, the red and the fat, or La Grassa is how Bologna is typically defined ...
... France for short. It keeps stalling, shutting itself off and generally playing up. It is underpowered and doesn't seem to have any torque, unusual for a diesel. My dreaded lurgy is back and I feel like you know what, but I wanted to see the Tuscan countryside so eventually we got going to Greve, which was a huge disappointment. We are in rural Tuscany, but Greve is supposed to be a tourist destination, but being a Sunday ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center