Blog archives for October, 2014

Archive for October, 2014


Sunday, October 26th, 2014

  Giulianova is not a particularly famous or noteworthy town in Abruzzo. It is one of those beach resorts on the Adriatic to which people in the area (and even from Rome) flock to in the summer. There are two towns, the alta (high one) and the low one, also called the lido. So why […]

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Museums in Bologna

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

I’m not much of a museum goer but the lovely K picked out a couple that seemed like my kind of places. They are not major visual art museums and probably are little touristed. Certainly when we went to them there were very few people. The first, the museum of the resistance, had half a […]

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Dinners with Friends

Friday, October 24th, 2014

  As usual I get lost in the moment and forget to take photos of memorable occasions. The lovely K and I had dinner with several friends when in Bologna. In most cases they spoke excellent english which made it easier for K since her Italian is very minimal at this point. The first was […]

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Lorenzo’s Place

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

I’m calling it Lorenzo’s place although it’s not really his. He was heavily involved in starting this really charming place in Giardini Margherita. It’s one of the more unique bar/cafe that I’ve ever seen. I went there for aperitivo one evening with Claudia because she said that there was a place among the “orto”. There […]

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