Blog archives for January, 2019

Archive for January, 2019

Another Trip to Torino

Monday, January 21st, 2019

I’m starting to see a lot of Torino lately. It’s about 250 miles (350 km) from Bologna by train but only about 2 hours and 20 minutes by high speed train and if not traveling on a weekend the round-trip only costs about 40 euros. So I’m spending more time there. On the last trip […]

New Year’s Eve

Friday, January 4th, 2019

Like almost every city or town in the world there is public celebration in Bologna. The major piazza is Piazza Maggiore and that’s where the people gather to celebrate a variety of things. On New Year’s eve the major event is the burning of an effigy that represents the year past. In this case, the […]