Travel Blogs from Santa Margherita Ligure
... and much much shorter, and I think the downwards journey was longer - though the ground on the descent was a bit more treacherous. The sky was threatening rain all day but luckily for us it waited until we were safely at Manarola. I would not like to be caught up the top when a storm hits - there is no shelter, and coming down is scary enough when its dry!
Manarola is my favourite town for the 5. I would recommend ...
Not a lot happened today. Mum is limited a lot by her broken arm has given up on any of the tour activities.We go on short walks along the esplanade but that is about the limit of our activity. There is a very pleasant garden area at the side of the Hotel with great views across the bay We sit out there beside the pool enjoy a cup of tea and a beer and watch the world go by.
I have a couple of concerns with flying home. The main one being that ...
... all their time running backwards and forwards in the middle of the nights, dropping off and picking up my kids from the airport. Another 1am pickup this morning, another next week and then another in 2 weeks after that. Thank you a million times over. You are amazing and very much loved by all of us.
Oh dear. I think I may be homesick....
Must be time to shake that feeling off and go and have a prosecco !!!
... at a restaurant for tomorrow night. My attempts at calling the restaurant had failed and I needed an Italian to do it for me. So, I went in begging and apologizing and thanking her for her help and as I was about to leave she told me that she liked my new hair cut and it made me look Italian. Well, I am going to take that as a complement and I am also going to claim it as the start of a new friendship. You’ll see!!!!
... first train out and got of at Levanto. Cathy, Bada and Ellen had just stayed there and enjoyed it,
sooooo off we toddled.
Well, we loved it. It
is a real surfing spot. Not quite
like ours but as close as we’re going to get I suspect. Very casual, lots of young people and
lots of bars and cafes. We swam,
shopped, lay on the beach, (not too rocky actually) and decided to stay for
dinner. We had apparatives at ...