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2000 Years of History

Monday, October 13th, 2014

This year, 2014, the Ponte di Tiberio celebrates 2000 years since the start of its construction. A truly marvellous, mysterious and beautiful piece of architecture and history.

Over 40,000 flock to the Festa de’Borg 2014

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Over 40,000 people poured into Borgo San giuliano at the weekend for the 2014 Festa de’Borg – a huge success. The festival was opened with a parade from Piazza Cavour to the Borgo, over the Ponte di Tiberio – with actors from various epochs of the bridge’s history. In this photo you can see a slice of the ‘italian economic boom’ of the ’50s and ’60s.

The Kitsch Parade opens the Festa de’Borg 2014

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

The ‘bimillenaria Kitch parade‘, along with Rimini’s Mayor Gnassi, arrives onto the Ponte di Tiberio to open the 2014 Festa de’Borg

Ponte di Tiberio wrapped up

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Rimini’s Ponte di Tiberio wrapped up as part of the preparations for the 2014 Festa de’Borg

Tiberio Tien Bota – The Ponte di Tiberio

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Ponte di Tiberio Tien Bota is the title of the 2014 Festa de Borg. Literally Tien Botta can be translated in this context as ‘stand firm, stand proud’, celebrating the 2000 year old Ponte di Tiberio which connects the Centro Storico to Borgo San Giuliano and vice versa.

Meteo-Terrorism – Italian Hoteliers set to sue Weather Forecasters

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

What happens when weather forecasters predict Noah’s flood, but the end result is a couple of drops of rain? Inconvenience for some, but for the hoteliers along the Adriatic Riviera a forecast for bad weather during the summer season translates straight into loss of earnings as Italians (who still make up the largest part of […]

Rimini – Roman Centurions for the Bimillenium of the Ponte Tiberio

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

#Bimillenario del #PontediTiberio #rimini ai tempi di #Roma @riminieventi @ChiamamiCitt @visit_rimini — Hotel Polo Rimini (@hotelpolorimini) June 23, 2014

The Four Chairs in Borgo San Giuliano – A Rimini Travelogue

Monday, May 26th, 2014

The four chairs, lined up eerily outside on the cobbled street, threw me into a panic. Like one of those jokes, a candid camera scam, I felt obliged to stop and look and yet was sure that someone was watching and sniggering. I looked around, but nobody seemed to be paying much attention either to […]

Rimini adheres to earth hour

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

The comune of Rimini has added its support to the earth hour initiative, which will take place this evening worldwide (8.30 pm GMT). The initiative calls for public institutions and private citizens to turn off their lights for an hour, to symbolically show concern about global warming, and to support energy-saving initiatives. While inRome the […]