Ostello di Genova
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up on the hill, good common room, laundry and internet, no kitchen. I liked it a lot but that was probably mostly due to the people there.
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Casual start to the morning with a croissant and coffee for breakfast, followed by 6 hours walking around Old Town Genoa. The sights around the upper end are much better than the port, we sat on the steps of a church for half an hour and did some people watching.
Huge thunderstorm came in and it poured with rain so we found ...
... Debanchi Ristoranti. Lovely anchovie and zuchini linguini for first course followed by carpaccio with tomato insalata and a glass of vino bianca.
Stopped into a Basilica on the way back to the hotel so Cheryl could repent her sins of days past, that killed a couple of hours!
A stroll around the Porto in the evening finishing with a refreshing gelato. Still very warm and humid.
... suburbs. At the terminus we found a great pizza shop & had a great lunch. Re joining the bus for the return we stopped off at the Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno which was quite an eye opener. It comprised a series of covered arcades in which the dead are stacked in about 6 layers of niches many with very elaborate statues of all descriptions. The place is huge & we walked for miles but only saw about 1/3 of the place which extended up ...
I decide to take a little ferry trip to Portofino as I believe it is the place to be seen. It was a lot smaller than I thought it would be but still very pretty and the shops where mostly designer and very touristy. Plenty of money floating in the harbour as you will see by my photos. Santa Margherita is still my favourite as it has a much nicer atmosphere and lots of public seating.
Tomorrow I leave Italy and head to ...
so after getting through the Genova traffic because of the yearly boat show.....we arrived in the nice italian riviera.....had a really nice lunch and decided to stay here the night before heading to florence tomorrow. found a hotel and with a bit of negotiating, got quite a good rate. Jason made me do it because he thought it would help in speaking italian. i guess it did, ok, he was right, but only this once lest it go to his ...