Travel Blogs from Rubiera
... But it is actually quite good – spacious room and people are nice and friendly. We took the bus into the city centre and it was relatively ‘chiusod’ to start off with. However we eventually found a café for lunch and had enjoyable pizza and a tasty salad. Craig also spotted our very first sfolliatelle and it was very nice indeed – along with coffee. Yum.
... local lady who SPOKE SOME ENGLISH... and had the same stick shift as our car... she gets into the car to put it in reverse ( meanwhile 2 more cars come from the other direction going slowly... the lady gets the VW turned around and we follow her to our turn off...No words spoken .. mom and I know that "someone" was looking after us ( plus the 8 bottles of Holy Water " from the Vatican in our suitcase probably helped too! We honk several times ...
... with tomato meat sauce (Bolognese). I didnt know tortellini is a special local food from Bologna but my choice was the best. Even though the price was way too expensive for only tortellini, salad and coke - 26€. Just waked a bit of town after late meal and tried to find a supermarket to buy salads and water. After that, just came back to the B&B place then enjoyed chilling in my big double bed ...
Wanna test your driving skills and concentration levels ????
Drive the 1 1/2 hour drive from Florence north to Maranello
Very narrow dual road, skinny tunnels and a million trucks.
We survived the drive to arrive at Maranello, Home of the Ferrari.
Ferrari's here, Ferrari's there, Ferrari's EVERYWHERE
Did a factory tour and ...
... Ruiz Safron. I know the novel is set in Barcelona, but Bologna has a similar Gothic mysterious feel to it.
City of Arches There are arches everywhere. Most of the walk paths are under arches! 666 arches pave the path to Castelo San Luca, towering on top of a hill overlooking Bologna. It is the first thing one sees as one approaches the city. I didn't have the chance to walk it, but did see it from one of ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center