Travel Blogs from Carpi
... had a nice phone call with Luke and then the Duomo was open. A Gothic, dark, forboding church but we could access the alter area and there was a crypt and various alters at the back. Some nice sculptures. I believe I have been to church every day in Italy!! It was worth seeing as were the interesting Council rooms. We had a little shop and Craig bought a fantastic Bennetton jacket -70% off ...
... in with the Italian drivers. It's 8 pm and I know it gets dark just before 9pm.. Great... dark just when we have to turn off the autostrade and onto the winding country roads.... make good time since driving like Italians... Take the turn off for Urbino ( larger town we have to drive through to get to Urbania... It's now pitch black outside, narrow twisting country roads, more " traffic circles" than you can imagine for such a rural area. ...
... a place to eat. I had no idea what to eat first but i was sure i dont wanna eat pizza or pasta any more. Really wanted to have a proper Asian food more exactly Korean food. No chance though. After passing by few restaurants, i asked for one seat and if they still serve food due to the time was already passed 3 pm. The waiter didnt really understand English but he was good to understand which food i need. I ...
... of Bologna.
Piazza Maggiore - The Heart of Bologna The piazza feature a wide screen with hundreds of chairs in the middle. Free movies are shown at night. Right next to it is Piazza Nettuno with a beautiful Fontana del Nettuno, a fountain with sculpture of Neptune and four mermaids, looking over the plaza.
Twin Towers of Garisenda and Asinelli Bologna's version of the twin towers. Climbed one ...
... its gelato seriously, putting the cream well and truly into ice cream. A busker was playing his saxophone, doubtlessly very well, but his annoying avant-garde jazz improvisation became extremely irritating. I know what I like.
The Basilica of Sant'Andrea is another Gonzaga commission, realised by the notable architect Alberti. Its dome is dominant for miles around, and the artist Mantegna is buried here. There are also the sacred vases containing Christ's true blood. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center