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We left Venice on the 22nd and headed for Cinque Terre, a world heritage site made up of 5 small villages that tumble down to the sea. We were staying in Portovenere just to the south, and visited the region over a couple of days by boat - arguably the best way to see the coastline. We stayed ...
... there was the most amazing view of the town below. Once we arrived in Portovenere we found a cute little cafe over looking the water and I ordered a pesto and mozzarella focaccia (pesto is very popular here). We then walked up some side streets and visited an exhibition of local photos of the town then walked past a pesto shop with free samples. It was amazing. I've never tasted pesto like this before, it was just so fresh and fragrant. I was considering buying ...
... point, an imposing structure. Still down, down, down we went, though we knew we must be getting closer because we began to run into hikers who were clearly just out for a fitness hike (maybe this is like the Italian Manitou Incline). At about 1:30 (we made great time!!), we hiked in to town, finished with our final day of hiking with 13 more kilometers* under our belts! We felt hot and sweaty and VERY happy.
After a drink on ...
... a great blue hue and we saw divers at many stops. We didn't realize it but the first place was the only one with the beach and we stuck Elizabeth's foot in the water temporarily but didn't get a photo but we did a couple of sounds down yet a good photo shot so she could actually stand in the Mediterranean At the town we stopped at where we had lunch oh my God again it was stare stare stairs but we walked up to this restaurant that ...
... s "Mother Bear" then kicked in worrying about her "baby boy" at the beach by himself. I had to remind her that he was 15 not 12 and he will likely head home if he is done at the beach. Unfortunately, my words were not reassuring as we got on the train and the moment we got off the very loooooooooong 5 minute ride, she was off. I didn't see her until I got to the beach. Funny thing was JR was right where we left him. He had ...