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Old Bologna

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Not far from the library where I volunteer there is an entrance to an underground area that once was a passageway to the other side of the street. It had shops inside like some subway stations in New York. Now it has become an exhibit space. I pass it every day when I leave the […]

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Art at the Biblioteca Salaborsa

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

I’ve written about the library before (see it HERE) but didn’t point out that there is always some interesting exhibit there. The latest one really caught my eye so, naturally, I took some photos.  

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Here comes the Pope (Arriva Il Papa)

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

I’m chalking this up to bad luck. It seems a bit churlish to compare the visit of Papa Francesco to the sciopero (strike) of transportation workers in Torino but the effect is the same. The security measures threw the city (at least as it affected me) into chaos for two days. Many of the buses […]

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Aosta

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

When I went to Torino, I had decided to travel to Aosta. I had never been to that part of the county and was curious so see what it was like. It’s near the border of France in the midst of mountains. It’s not far from Mont Blanc in France – looks like about 15 […]

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