Travel Blogs from Genoa
... family drapery store that has been in business in the same spot for 112 years! They had bolts of fabric for men's shirts all stacked up in a cabinet and a wee tailor man sitting at his sewing machine making shirts, no cheap china imports here ! Time got away on us a bit and we thought we had better head back to the port. Irene is chief navigator but I felt we might be heading in the wrong direction! Out came the map and ...
An ideal choice for a break to regain
your inner harmony and be at peace with nature, Agriturismo Sognando
Villa Edera has the warm,discrete glamour of one of the most
welcoming country villas. Each guest will be amazed by the beauty of
the landscape and by the warm hospitality of the owners.Situated just 3Km from the sea,with 5
fully equipped apartments that have been completely restored
... She has arms like twigs and looks so fragile in her leggings and Sloppy Joe, with her broad headband above her weathered face. She could hardly reach the footrest and I was hoping her arms wouldn’t snap as she gallantly did some shoulder press all the time thanking me with a winning smile!! Today was a challenge, with the boat rolling from side to side. One had to adopt a “wide stance”, and lock in ones core to avoid overbalancing. It was interesting ...
... times Genova was a walled city with a number of city
gates all with impressive towers
Genova has a very long and significant history with the sea, with 2 of the most famous Mariners and discoverers coming from here....Christopher Columbus and Maro Polo.
The are major Plaza's, streets and statues to Garibaildi...who played such part in bringing together
the waring states of Italy into a united nation....this all happened in the ...
... driver (contiki has very strict rules on how ,ugh driving the drivers can do so our daily stops are always for a very specific amount of time and our regular driver has the next 48hours off). We headed out of town to this big restaurant that was kind of in a big marquee. It was all heard and everything just not very permanent looking. Tonight it was us, the other winter wanderer tour plus two other contiki groups so there were like 200 of us having the dinner. It was a four course ...