Always surprised by ‘La Secchia Rapita’

In a previous post, I said how much I appreciated having the chance of doing a photographic tour of the John Rylands Library, but here I want to focus on a particular photo I took that day.

That’s the photo:

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Geoblog Percorsi Emotivi ("Emotional Routes" geotagging Bologna)

In another post I have recalled my recent visit to the Museum of the City of Bologna, which was very interesting. However, in this blogpost, I would like to focus especially on the section “Percorsi Emotivi” (“Emotional Routes”). This is a geo-blog project, where visitors are invited to tag a map of the city with their emotions. They can do this on-site, where many post-it … Continue reading Geoblog Percorsi Emotivi ("Emotional Routes" geotagging Bologna)

Palazzo Pepoli, Museo della Storia di Bologna

  This week I finally got to visit the new museum of Bologna, which opened last December. The museum is in itself worth more than a visit: it focuses on the history of the city, from the proto-historical inhabitants, through the Etruscans, the Romans, and then the rich heritage from the Middle Age, which still shapes so deeply the city centre. A lot of efforts … Continue reading Palazzo Pepoli, Museo della Storia di Bologna