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Public transportation in Italy is phenomenal. You really could live here without a car. We decided to take the FrecciaRossa (high speed) from Bologna to Bari. This train can travel along at 300 Km/hr. about 180 MPH. The trip took about 5 ½ hours and was absolutely wonderful. The seats were very comfortable and there was ...
... shop that was set up temporarily from the Milano Expo 2015 that ended in October. Inside were little bottles of Modena's Balsamic. I tasted several samples of the certified balsamic. It is aged at least 12 years and some bottles I sampled were aged 24 years! Oh my....sweet, intense---yum.
Of course it's time for food. ...
... the bus with all that fresh air can really give you an appetite. We go back to our little alley and try another little bar because their menu has tortelloni, another dish that Bologna is famous for. I order tortolloni con burro e salvia--with butter and sage. OMG! There are no words. The photo is a humble attempt. When I tell Bill over lunch what a great time I'm ...
... on the way home I will be devastated! We had many samples and even balsamic jelly on ice cream, YUM. Next we were off to Savigno, a small village in The hills, for a look at a prosciutto factory. While very interesting and all that, I almost became vegetarian. So much meat hanging in every available space. We had a tasting and it was delicious, but it was rather confronting. Finally, we arrived at ...
... back to our room
Feeling like we need to take a big, long hike
ZENZERO SOUP DESTINY
My carrot soup tastes funny
Kinda brown and lumpy
And the stunningly beautiful woman at the next table
Says, "I can help, I speak English
And she did, perfectly and almost accent-less
They ran out of carrot
This is lentil, ok?
We go with the soup
And make the lovely lady's acquaintance
A doctor, lived in ...