Blog archives for November, 2016

Archive for November, 2016

Election night in Bologna (Sera dell’elezione a Bologna)

Friday, November 18th, 2016

November 8th in Bologna and the election day in the US. Given the time difference of 9 hours the polls on the west coast closed at 6 PM so that translates to 3 AM in Bologna. There was a great amount of interest in US election there not only because we are a world power […]

Back to High School (Torno al liceo)

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Last spring when I was here in Bologna I met a high school teacher, Antonio, who teaches English and business. I was interested in additional volunteer activities but at that time nothing came together to do something at the high school. This fall, however, I did go there 4 times to be the native speaker […]

Night at the Palazzo (Una notte al Palazzo)

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Trekking Urbano is a program offered by the city of Bologna which gives guided tours to discover more about the city. This year there was one trek that I thought would be particularly interesting: a visit to the palazzo which is the center of the city government. The building is quite large. The original part […]