Archive for the 'Bologna & Emilia-Romagna' Category

Jun 09 2008

The Last Photo Galleries from Italy Are Up!

I’ve just posted three more galleries of photographs from our trip to Italy. It feels good to finally be caught up since we left Venice one week ago. So without further ado, the gallery from the Cinque Terre is here, the gallery from Lake Como, Ravenna, and Bologna is here, and the gallery from Venice […]

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Jun 01 2008

This Ain’t No Oscar Mayer Weiner

Bologna isn’t on the tourist agenda for most Americans.  Though our stay here was brief (a day and a half), we saw enough of the city to know that it *should* be on the agenda.  It’s a beautiful city that feels so vital and young, even though many of the buildings are over 500 years […]

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Jun 01 2008

View from our Window #9

Oops, this is really #10. We forgot to take a picture from the sisters’ apartment in the Veneto. Here is the view from our Bologna hotel room: – Meredith

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May 29 2008

Ankle Update

I’ll keep it short. It turns out that one of the most famous/best orthopedic institutes in the world is in Bologna (Rizzoli Institute).  We learned that the best thing to do would be to go to the emergency room there, take a number, and wait for a doctor to see me – we were told […]

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May 29 2008

Ravenna at Last!

I nearly minored in Art History in college (I found out too late that I needed 10 classes for a minor; I had taken 9.  Oops).  Anyway, my favorite classes were medieval and Byzantine art and architecture. There’s a town in Emilia-Romagna near the Adriatic named Ravenna that was the seat of the Western Roman […]

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