Monthly Archives: June 2015

Down the Rabbit Hole Festival (DTRH) – 26th to 28th June

A festival just 5 miles from Nijmegen in a country park Groene Heuvals.  Big names like Iggy Pop and Patty Smith. A taxi ride home so no camping. Wonderful!

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Bologna – Day 4

Our last day but still time to squeeze in another museum.  The Palazzo Poggi is owned by the University and was close to the Hotel.  It houses galleries of model ships, fort designs but most interesting is the anatomical galleries.  As … Continue reading

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Bologna – Day 3

Today we climbed the Asinelli tower, one of the Due Torri in the centre of the city. Begun in the 12th Century, it has 500 steps but quite a wide staircase so not so claustrophobic and great views of the city … Continue reading

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Bologna – Day 2

Another hot day in Bologna.  Luckily most of the streets are covered porticos and give shelter from the sun (and rain in the winter). We visited some nice palazzos/museums, had the most fantastic gelato at Gelateria Gianni, had lunch at … Continue reading

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Bologna, Italy Trip – Day one

Arrived from Weeze, Germany to a very warm Bologna of 33C!  Thank god the Hotel Aemilia had air conditioning.  The hotel was just outside the city walls and a 20 minute walk to the centre of town.  It also had … Continue reading

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