Mercure Bologna Centro
Travel Blogs from Bologna
We left our bags at the hotel and headed out to visit the la Scala museum. La Scala is one of the most famous opera theatres in the world. The museum was full of lots of opera people paintings and some instruments etc. it even had things like Chopan's hand or Verdi's death mask! It was inside the theatre so some nice rooms housed the collections. …
I didn't sleep well during the night. I'm not sure if it was due to jet-lag or being worried about missing my early morning alarm (or maybe both). I got out of bed at 4am to get myself ready and out to catch the bus to the Girona airport (a little north of Barcelona). It was dark when we left and the driver was driving crazy. The sun started to …
... were that it was London like ie noisy, messy, cosmopolitan mix of people on the street (including beggars) and not very appealing. It's a University town so lots of young people shouting into phones, riding bikes while shouting into phones, or just generally shouting....yes I know, I'm old! Once into the main Piazza Maggiore, it improved somewhat because of seeing the old medieval buildings, ...
... up to the very familiar sounds of telemarking ads on the TV,
how strangely comforting to hear the exact same ads with the same actors just
different voiceovers, makes me think that there are many Italy homes with piles
of useless devices hidden under beds and in cupboards that were once the "must
have" device that singlehandedly would solve all the world problems, and they
must be the ...
Arrived in Venice about 5pm after stopping at Verona to see the Romeo and Juliet balcony and rub Juliet's right breast- we were now feeling luck was on our side! We are staying at a topdeck campsite, rooms of two I stayed with kassie (Nicole's friend from Sydney). We all had a 'washing party' after dinner, sitting in a big circle drinking out 1.5L wine we purchased for 4.39€ and ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed