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... for me especially the steep decline to the village then the steep steps to the ferry but all good in the end. Vernazza was another beautiful quaint village but we're only there for 1 hour not quite long enough, boarded ferry again this time taking us to Monterossa a bigger village, we were there for 2hrs, another beautiful place, went walking for a bit then walked into a church La Chiesa Parrocchiale built ...
... holding a piece of glass and looking up at the sun. Apparently a solar eclipse was about to take place, and she was looking at it through a piece of shaded glass, the kind that welders use. Stood at the station and observed the eclipse for about 20 minutes. Wasn't a total solar eclipse but it was pretty close.
Checked into hotel. Small, cozy woooden place ran by some british people. Small staircase, cute beds, ...
... spot with the perfect mix of caramel and chocolate we walked home feeling a little more upbeat and resolving that a good night’s rest would be the difference.
Up at about 9am we had a casual start to the morning with some great home-made ciabatta roles filled with local pecorino and salami. Then it was bags packed and water chilled to take on the 5 towns of the Cinque Terre. Starting at 11am we headed out of Monterosso for the most photogenic town ...
... Forte dei Marmi. Sad face.) A little amusement we had before lunch, walking around the local markets: The local African immigrants make a living selling counterfeit handbags on the street. This is apparently illegal, so we had fun watching what happened when the local Carabinieri showed up. The African boys quickly bundled up their wares in a sheet, and pretended to hide behind cars and restaurant awnings, while the police drove around pretending not to see ...
... to go for a swim after dinner. We ate dinner at the restaurant owned by our B & B host, Giuliano. We had a delicious meal, and Giuliano even treated us each to a small limoncello, the local specialty. At dinner we met some girls from the states and ended up talking so long that we didn't have time to go swimming. We are going to Nice, France tomorrow-- maybe we will be able to swim ...