Travel Blogs from Bologna
Spent some time after breakfast wandering around Parma town with the shops now open. Called into a delicatessen and bought some olives, tomatoes, bread and Parmigano cheese chunks for a 'picnic' lunch later, as well as some red Lambrusco, some local Balsamic Vinegar, pasta and some olive oil, to take home. Checked out and made our way to Bologna, a …
... at the end of the 19th century, and even today, is considered a 'hotbed' of anarchism with several anarchist groups located openly in the city. Ooh err.
On their second day of freedom, the boys headed back up the A1 Autostrada to Modena, a wealthy city about 40km North West of Bologna and the centre of both the Italian ceramics industry, (Italian floor or wall tiles in your house? this is where they're from probably), and also where all the ...
... weddings... Bought Cheese Strange meat things wrapped in bacon, Tongue in green sauce Gluten free tortellini Squid and prawn kebabs Aubergine and cheesy topping Walnut and cheese Brie wedge French beans Zucchini Peaches Cherries Melon Fizzy wine red lamruzco for <£3 Eaten so far Kebabs and zucchini and beans and some of cheese. Very good. Bottle of wine..... Had swim in pool this afternoon. At least I did tony still a ...
... 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 ...
... tactic of asking the reception staff or concierge for restaurant recommendations and so far they have had a one hundred percent success rate. They had a late lunch at a restaurant called 'Eataly' located on the first floor of a building called the Ambasciatori, which has had an interesting history. It was originally a convent, then during the second world a repository. Although newly renovated it still possesses many of it's original features such as the ...
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