Travel Blogs from Pietrasanta
... with other hikers, making the walk all the more enjoyable and relaxing at the same time. Being able to linger to take photos; soak up the vistas before us and of course enjoy the sunshine and fresh air.
We called it a day after exploring Corniglia, the highest of the 5 towns. We walked down the 365 zig zag steps to the train station and I have to tell you – we were both a tad exhausted.
... would use in a powder room; we have to open the bathroom door and get out of the shower to dry off
properly. From the shower there is a small window with a view of the neighbouring hill and also provides the ventilation and a place to store your shower toiletries. All part of the
Dinner at Billy’s Trattoria was the most flavoursome we have had so far here ...
... Checked out the town of Venezza and took the 7.30 train back to Monterroso.
Had seafood soup for dinner at about 9.45pm and was n bed by 10.30pm. Had an allergy that lasted all evening. It appears I am breaking down! Anyway the soup here have barely any liquid in the sense of sop as I know it. The "soup" had prawns, crayfish, clams, mussels and an assortment of fish. Not too bad, just a it salty and kind of pricy for 40 Euro.
Took an allergy pill and went to ...
... city gate and into the central square "Piazza del Duomo".
What a change from Florence, it was quiet and very picturesque. The town is known for marble and sculpture and there are a number of them in the main square. As a result of the nearby marble quarries it is also very "arty". We wandered through the narrow streets looking in all the shops and boutiques. The girls bought a ...
Navman led us to a bar called La Posada, when I was expecting a hotel. Stephen went in and the guy with no English let him know it was fine, bring the car there to unload and then we would be taken to our apartment in the village. There is no access for cars inside the village itself.
Once the car was unpacked, another guy ...