Grand Hotel Imperiale
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... it was over, but really happy that I had experienced it, I had been looking forward to it for so long. And the things that I feared didn't happen... I didn't fall off the side of a mountain, I didn't get hit by falling boulders, it wasn't rained out and the walks closed, and I didn't get fried in the sun... My worries cover all scenarios :) We caught the train back to our little village (The trains run regularly from about 6am till midnight. ...
We pray to whichever God controls the Cinque Terre train drivers that there will be no more strikes today… and our prayers are answered. The world is our oyster – well, the Le Spezia to Genoa line is our oyster.
We do a quick calculation as to whether the day train pass is more cost-effective or just getting lots of single tickets. We opt for the singles but it turns out that the day pass probably would have worked out cheaper… oh ...
... much more incredible. It was well after lunch by this point, so we decided to make our way to the next land we were going to visit today before finding a restaurant.
The road that connects these five lands run high along the hillside along the coast. The views from this winding road were remarkable. I got one shot that I'll include with this post that is amazing! Maybe we were on a vacation-induced high at this point, but everything about Cinque Terre ...
... scape. We followed the lead of our seatmate and stood outside the cubby to watch the Mediterranean coast go by. I mentioned to MIchael that it looked like Laguna Beach, which prompted a young girl next to us to ask where we were from. She was from Irvine CA playing softball for Torino. She's been here for a season or two, was given an apartment and car by the team, and her team one a large championship recently. She told us all the places she's travelled, and was with ...
... and a bottle of something else I didn't try. Today we set off for La Spezia and stopped at Cremona for lunch. I hadn't been here before and it is a lovely town. It is an agricultural market town with a nice cathedral that has the tallest medieval bell tower in Italy and can be seen on approach for many miles. But the town is probably most famous for making the best violins in the world. Both Stradivarius and Monteverdi were born here and there are several ...