Grand Hotel Dei Castelli
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Jon and Noush are just the best hosts and so easy to be with and we are so grateful to have met them, we will be calling into the park they are managing on our way to Paris to catch up again. Such fun times.
The drive back to the coast was once again full of winding narrow hilly roads and tiny blink and you miss them villages but beautiful just the same.
So here we are in the small seaside village of Sestri Levante, it is a great central place to ...
... found myself a perch down in the breakwater on the point where I was able to look out on the harbor night time scene, with the waves just crashing below my feet. There was an old oar wedged in the rocks that was angled just perfectly and at the right level to provide an excellent place to rest my wine glass. With Jimmy Buffet and Frank Sinatra crooning over my speakers, I had a most excellent evening ...
... We were grateful though as our bags are getting heavier by the day. A Canadian couple sat next to us, they had a guy help with their luggage but they didn't want him to help and they hadn't change to pay him. We got chatting to the and he told us about being pick pocketed in Naples when someone took his wallet with 100 euros and a credit card from his front pocket at the railway station. The guys who robbed him came inboard the train and stood with ...
... stop. Arrived at Monterrossa for the second time that day and thought, no worries we'll just get the next train back, however this involved a wait of over an hour. So finally we got back to Corneglia at 9:45pm, by this stage, weary and thinking we'll get the shuttle bus up the hill.....but no luck, so up the 342 steps again. At least we got some exercise!!!
... and salad with white wine. We were hoping to walk onto to the next part of Cinque Terra but the oath was closed and we were unable to locate where we were supposed to go :( so instead we caught the train to Corniglia. In order to get to the village it would have meant climbing 365 steps or catching the bus for €1.50. As it was, by now 3.30 we elected to go back to Sestri and attempt the rest of the villages tomorrow! We caught the train but then had ...