Locanda Della Duchessina

Address: Vicolo Del Voltino 11, Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, 44100, Italy | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Ferrara

Sleep Deprivation

A travel blog entry by magicianactor on Mar 26, 2015

1 comment, 6 photos

... we learned in our pre-travel meetings was that Italians use toothpaste. And probably bleach too. It was an astonishing discovery. In other words, I probably asked a stupid question like, do I have to pack toothpaste? Well, turns out I didn't. Which is nice, you know, seeing as how I did this whole trip with one backpack. A lack of toothpaste begets room for father's truffle oil.

Italy is a magical ...

Day sightseeing in Bologna

A travel blog entry by tonyjules on Feb 23, 2015

... speaks Italian round these parts. Bologna has a massive railway station with 19 platforms. I sort of assume that we are on the right one. ............ Update on this train. Very very fast indeed. Claimed top speed of 360 kilometres an hour. I can believe it!! Mostly through tunnels so not much to see More tomorrow. Sadly for some reason I can't upload photos. Need to fix. Don't know how though ...

Bologna

A travel blog entry by tonyjules on Feb 22, 2015

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... however visit a rather strange museum dedicated to the Etruscans. Sadly not much in English. However clearly they were rather keen on the afterlife. We popped into the main church to find that there was a Scout event going on with about a billion scouts milling around in rather a grand church. Bologna did have quite a few towers built many years ago ( I suspect in the "mine is bigger than yours" sort of way). There are a few still around. Two are notable, one of which is ...

Day 197

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher on Feb 13, 2015

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... strange to have temperatures of 17 degrees and piles if snow. Bologna is famous e for being the birthplace of Marconi, inventor if the radio, he had a very mixed heritage, one set if grandparents being Scottish aristocrats. Les thought that the Internet reception should be good here with it's radio communication heritage, wrong again, hardly any signal. Talking of communication, those of you that have been ...

Farewell Rome, we had a great time

A travel blog entry by blain_holidays on Feb 12, 2015

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This morning Nathan's battle with the infamous Roman traffic started up again. We got away from the apartment at about 10am and missed most of the peak hour traffic so the trip out of the city was relatively smooth. It is great to see how patient the drivers in the cities of Europe seem to be. Double parking, parking on the footpath or on pedestrian crossings are accepted with no ...

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