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We overnight at this hotel on a long trip. The hotel is easily reachable from the highway. Rooms are spacious with good-sized balconies. All rooms have sea views. Staff were very friendly.
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This morning we packed up and drove over the border to Italy. It was really cool. We drove up to the top of the mountain, past border control and into the Italian Alps. We drove for 4 hours. When we got to Genova it was rush hour traffic. We parked in a taxi rank while Mum went to try and find the hotel. The taxi driver …
... We are right on the border from Toscanna to Lazio, the mountains we can see to our left in Umbria, Rome belongs to the state of Lazio. Hmmm the roads and streets also remind us from FNQ sometimes driving 110km is scary. It appears here's that the farmers live from sunflower oil, so many sunflowers, a few cows and olives ! The weather is changing from cloudy, an occasional shower and sunshine, we are all hoping that the sunshine stays. We are all a but quiet in the ...
... train and got nabbed by the conductor who fined us 5 euro and then pocketed it! Hahaha!
Day 3 is rest day at the beach to take advantage of the perfect sunny weather and catch the train back to Monterosso for lunch ( with validated ticket this time! )
We have had such a fabulous time the last 10 days on the Mediterranean coastline. Tomorrow though we head inland for Tuscany !
Well it has been a day of good and bad. The good, we arrived yesterday and were able to walk along the beach and enjoy this little town. The bad, not only did flooding last year result in significant damage to the little town of Vernanza, it also resulted in landslide that permanently closed the main walk between another two of the towns, Manarola and Corniglia. Then last month, another landslide caused a netting system (used to catch falling rocks ...
... lunch for our planned walk of some of the Cinque Terre trails, and to buy Greg a new hat so he didn't get sunburnt, after he lost his in Provence.
The Cinque Terre is a world UNESCO heritage site and one that was a must visit for us on this trip.
We then caught the train to Riomaggiore which was the furthest of the 5 villages along the Cinque from us planning to walk back the way we had come, then catch the train ...