Travel Blogs from Bologna
... behind him, even though neither scenario had occurred. However, on this one occasion, for some reason he forgot to pick up the keys. (Can you see where this is headed?). Yes, of course, when he got back to the apartment, the wind had blown the door shut. What to do he thinks. Alexander was asleep inside, but the door buzzer wouldn't wake a cat, so there was no chance of him hearing it in the bedroom. Didn't stop him trying it for five minutes though. ...
... in some of the nation's finest restaurants and trattorias. On the other, is a Bolshie, politically edgy city that hosts the world's oldest university and is famous for its graffiti-embellished piazzas filled with mildly inebriated students swapping gothic fashion tips.
No small wonder Bologna has earned so many historical monikers. La Grassa (the fat one) celebrates a rich food legacy (ragł or bolognese sauce was first concocted here). La Dotta ...
Yesterday we collected our second hire car; the lady at Hertz assured me it was a good car - Fiat 500L. Well after driving it for a day I can see the significance of the 500; I reckon it is the size of the motor as it is not that powerful, however we have been trekking through some pretty steep and high hills. There are signs up everywhere warning about snow and chains on the tyres. We have decided to call this one Francesca Fiat, ...
... hard the other days and tried to make too much, and she was right, but what a great experience. Tomorrow on to siena by the slow train unfortunately didn't buy our tickets enough ahead of time. Gonna be a long day on 3 regional trains...oh well. Can't complain since we end up in one of the worlds most beautiful towns for the first day of summer. Loved bologna, but time to move on. XOXO ...
... rib stew, potato soup, osso buco, another rolled rabbit dish. We only taste a little bit of each, as Stefano says : this is a cooking class not an eating class, but still it was three meals each day in this school. Bologna is beautiful this week, and lively with students and locals. More pasta tomorrow. Oh, we got the Olivetas house to rent next year in la jolla. We move in sept. Crazy! Love to all ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility