Blog archives for November, 2015

Archive for November, 2015

Ciao Bologna

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Ah, this is the last post on this trip since my flight back is tomorrow. I have a few random photos of Bologna that I think are interesting. But first a discourse on the art of a longer trip. Part of the reason for this relatively short trip (6 weeks) was to lay the groundwork […]

Conversations at Sala Borsa

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

That is Biblioteca Sala Borsa. This is the third or fourth time that I have done volunteer work at the library (biblioteca) in the center of Bologna. I did a post about this fantastic library  – you can read more about it by clicking here. My volunteering consists of using a skill that I obviously […]


Saturday, November 14th, 2015

As I have said before, there’s always something happening in Piazza Maggiore. This time CioccoShow has taken over. Not only in Piazza Maggiore, but also in the adjoining Piazza Nettuno. In the recently reopened main street of via Rizzoli and the still closed central street of Hugo Bassi there are additional little tents full of […]

Conquering Asinelli

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Some people climb Everest. That’s a little much for me but I conquered Asinelli, one of the two towers that are one of the major symbols of Bologna. I’ve been told that someone attending the university here should never climb to the top before they graduate because it brings bad luck so a lot of […]