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 …
2 days in Bologna:
Nice relaxing place, had dinner both nights at 'snoopy 2' didn't know what we were eating but tasted good. EUR6.00 for a ltr of local wine.
Ate spagetti bolognese for the 1st course..
The town was very quiet as the Italians are on holiday until end August, most of the shops were closed but we got to see the place …
... but it's also nice to be back in Rome until next Tuesday, when I fly out to Dublin! Tomorrow and the rest of this week all we have going on is a "Charrette" with some Italian students. I'll keep you posted on what we are doing, cause I have no idea what we will be doing as of now. Have a good week, and enjoy the foot of snow that's about to hit you all back home, it's supposed to be 60's and sunny for most of this week here in Rome!
... attended a Mass before, despite the numerous Catholic churches we had visited this semester. We dipped out close to the end so we could walk back towards the train station. We were taking the night train down to Bari, so we could save money on one night's sleeping arrangement. The closer we got to the train station the sketchier it became, and at one point we were pretty sure we walked by a drug deal, but we tried not to think too much of it.
... general admission!! Hell yeah!! When I bought my ticket I had no idea where I was sitting. It kinda didn't make sense. So this was a pleasant surprise! So nice too after a long day of travel and having spent way too much money to get here.
The opening act was some woman with a squeeze box. She was terrible. :(. The audience just talked over her. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds came on and blew me away! They were fantastic! So much energy and ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center