Travel Blogs from Quercianella
After trying to visit Pisa a few days ago, we wanted to return with more time. With a map this time, we headed to Piazza del Duomo. We had to carry all of our stuff so that was interesting but we found somewhere to eat on the way for a rest. We got pizza in Pisa! :) Once we got to the piazza, we were laughing to ourselves because so many tourists (probably American) had their ...
Train from Bologna, checked into hotel, got some lunch (pizza) and went for walk around town Dinner at Cantine Bernardini: J had bean soup and ravioli filled with polenta made with chestnut flour on wild boar ragu, and for me zucchini mousse(?) and pasta with scampi Accommodation: Hotel Universo, Piazza ...
... was, obviously, being presented in hope of being cured. We thought that if this didn't work, our awful the parents would feel ... and how much money the Catholic Church would make every time they came back to pray, and light a candle. Leaving unsettled and unnerved, we headed south to the Cirque de Garvarnie. We had read this awe inspiring natural landscape was one of the best in Europe. After a windy drive, and a bit of a walk, we were not disappointed. We both agreed that this ...
... French tour group. Unfortunately, my French skills appear to be restricted to federal government vocabulary because I could only understand a small fraction of it. Still, the little French commentary that I did comprehend provided some information to complement our appreciation of the beautiful landscape.
We arrived in Monterosso about two hours later, where we got off the boat. Monterosso is the largest of the Cinque Terre towns and it is the ...
... lovely church. From the church we found a back way down via a winding flight of steps between buildings. The steps were so narrow that we sometimes had to turn sideways to fit. The steps came out just below our hotel, so we celebrated by picking up some souvenirs and_gifts.
Our overall impressions of the area is that the views are terrific, but the hills are killers. Julie's shoes are developing a hole in them, and Don's laments only having the one ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking