Albergo Delle Spezie
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
- High-speed internet in room
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Today was a day that Jenna and I have been looking forward to for a long time as we have heard lots and lots of good things about Cinque Terre - or as if translates to in English "five lands" - on the coast of Italy. We have seen so many beautiful photos on Facebook and Instagram which made us so jealous and envious but now it was our turn to experience it, it is surreal really. We were a little bit slow to get going this morning but we were so tired after such a ...
... port of call was Marseille in France. At least I could read a bit there which was a change from all our other stops. Being Sunday most of the shops were closed but there was a little tourist train which took us around town and up to the Notre Dame Cathedral on a hill overlooking the town. The cathedral was very ornate and the view over town was spectacular. I am surprised how hilly each port seems to be. We had a wander round the Sunday markets and headed back to the ship ...
... the kids and jumbo prawns for Chris and I – delish!
Tonight, we dined in Crystal Cruises Nobu signature restaurant, Silk Road. Our only other such experience was on Sydney Harbour aboard Crystal Symphony, Serenity’s sister ship (four years ago). We all had a wonderful meal, with sushi, sashimi, lobster, tempura, prawns, miso and wagyu beef in abundance.
Next stop ... Monte ...
... In Riomaggiore we decided we were well overdue for a swim and even though there is no beach there were lots of people who climbed down onto rocks. So we did too. It was so refreshing to finish our hike with a swim in the ocean. We did however have to fight a duck for our rock swimming position and much to Erin's dismay he was as persistent as he was cheeky. Erin soon saw him as her arch nemesis and was able to eventually ward him off. We then wandered through the ...
... good!), and Anthony had a pesto pasta resembling the one we had the night before. Anthony was feeling pretty tired, so he headed back early leaving Karen and me to finish our meal.
Funny story: as she and I were eating, we looked up towards the kitchen and this totally typical Italian cook, if you will, was craning his neck around the doorway staring at us. As soon as we both made eye-contact, he made this ...