Travel Blogs from Mordano
... visiting Bologna. Okay he could have had spaghetti bolognese.
After lunch they were both hit by delayed jet lag or possibly food lag so returned to the hotel and slept for a few hours, which was probably wise as they had booked a restaurant called Vicolo Columbino for 9:00 p.m. that night.
They walked under the beautifully colonnaded medieval boulevard of the main street, and main pedestrian thoroughfare on a Sunday to the Piazza Maggiore where ...
... 0 euro since Simone insisted that she pay. I tried to give her money but she wouldn't have it. Her generosity is unending! We got back fairly early in the evening and I spent my time working out my budget, how much I've spent and so on. I've been in Europe for just over 20 days, and including the week in Spain with free accommodation, 2 nights at Manon's with free accommodation, 2 nights camping of free accommodation, and half a week here in Italy with free accommodation, Europe ...
... at an insane volume, so we we wandered the area and found somewhere that looked just as good but was quieter. I ordered "Filetto di manzo cotto in padella all'aceto balsamico con rucola, grana e il suo ristretto", which thanks to Google Translate I knew was pan fried beef fillet with balsamic vinegar, rocket lettuce and "it's restricted". The first part made sense but "it's restricted"? I think it was a mistranslation ...
... I was simultaneously thinking of this XKCD comic: http://xkcd.com/349/ I proceeded to read large swaths of the 100 page or so manual for the home automation system, and came to the conclusion that the only solution now was to reset each of the devices. This meant that we had to find a ladder, climb up to the skylights, detach the chain from the window to get to the reset button, and put a toothpick into the reset switch. The ...
... into Ravenna, I saw a Shell service station and thought it would be good to fill up just as we were arriving so I could see how much the trip had cost, but it was unattended. There was a pay at the pump option, but I've learned that on my prepaid travel card it takes a stupidly large amount of money off (like 150 Euro) and then takes a few days before it resolves to the 20 Euro it actually cost - meanwhile you can't access that money, so I decided to ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility