Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Blogville Bologna - Part 4


So here's my final post on the Blogville trip I went on to Bologna- it may sound cliche but the most fun I had was probably shopping! Not that I bought much, I just really enjoyed exploring the town's local shops and markets; there were a few chains on the main high street, but otherwise it was all independent shops, cafes and restaurants which really add to the town's character.


There's a mix of really traditional shops and sellers like this florist transporting flowers in his bike, and the butchers below, and more modern boutiques.


Out apartment was only a few doors down from an incredible little shop called 'Memories' which sold all sorts of vintage jewellery, trinkets, books and postcards like these pin-ups below.




We also discovered a treasure trove of a jumble sale in the yard of a beautiful church- selling everything from old glasses, crockery, artwork, furniture and clothes.






I'm a bit of a vintage photo and postcard fiend- here are some of the nicest ones I bought in Bologna. I love sending vintage postcards to people, but I also love it when I find postcards that have been used- I found one sent from London at King George's coronation in 1911- I could translate that it said 'The coronation is next week, we hope the weather is good'- seems like all those years ago they had the same concerns we had for the Jubilee over a century later!




Also just on the doorstep of our apartment was the cutest little shop selling handmade clothes and artwork- like this adorable pair of baby booties with a rabbit's head and tail on the soles- so incredibly cute.


1 comment:

itcourses said...

CLICK HERE
www.Itcourses-distancelearning.com
National institute is the largest leading chain of skill based hands-on line -training providers for Vast Rang of :-
v Air Line Ticketing,
v Cabin Crew Air Hostess
v Safety Officer/Engineer
v Seo Search Engine Optimization
v spoken English
v Hotel management.
v Call center training
v Web Development
v Technical Vocational
Training Courses Pakistan and All over the World. Its Educational Heritage Can Be Traced Since 2007. National Institute has always led the market by introducing latest market driven IT, linguistics and online Courses. National institute is a trusted name in the field of on line education and training having the largest chain of institutions in the on line worldwide. National institute has a large group of happy &satisfied students attaining successes in their future lives & prospects.

if any one need more info than must reply email adress info@itcourses-distancelearning.com
and call us 00923315389695 find us free call skypee itcourses1

CLICK HERE

Related Posts with Thumbnails