Hotel Bristol Palace
Travel Blogs from Genoa
... ourselves directed back up the hill at the end to discover the camp was yes 1km from beach but straight up on a cliff..... Who in right minds puts a camping ground on a cliff. View is spectacular though see first photo. We finally made it stressed to the max and not looking forward to getting out of here. Off down to beach we go.... Man at reception told us only 10min walk mmmm not possible given we a million miles up. Down a million ...
... admin things have to be done and Charlie and I had several 'must do' documents to send off.
One of the great things they have in their area is a really good restaurant, great fish, pasta and pizza and we were the only foreigners.
Saturday we went off to the famous cemetery Staglieno, I know it sounds an odd place to go but it is full of the most amazing statues by really famous sculptures of the time. The statues are ...
A quick drive 200km north and we have arrived in Genoa to stay with our friends Ian & Cassandra who we knew from Oman. Ian is seconded here for a couple of years since he is part of the team supervising the building of a new ship for the Sultan's ...
... I hadn't eaten my supplies from the market earlier today and therefore I decided that it would be dinner. I had a lovely refreshing shower and then settled with my picnic of prosciutto, terrine, brie, olives and baguette along with a glass of red from my stash I collected at the wineries in Bordeaux. I set the alarm as I had an early start, 745am train to the Cinque Terre. I went down for breakfast after I repacked my bag to try to get as ...
... and so was the view through the window. This meal for 4, with wine, was 95 Euro ($A137) - but I think we had more to eat than last night.
Time to move on - we managed to cram in a lot of "must dos" in our 2 days. Thursday 13 June, we were dropped at Chuisi station in time to catch the 10.58 train (2308) to Florence SMN; and changed there for Pisa (left at 13.00 on the 3163). We saw a lot of marble quarries around Carrara - made me think of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility