Grand Hotel Villa Balbi
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... We bought food for dinner, sausages, potatoes, onion, capsicum - oh and chocolate, then decided to take the mountain road back to camp. It's 5 minutes longer, but no crazy one lane tunnels with traffic lights. To start dinner, I put down a base of charcoal, added some fire lighters, some twigs, and then some thicker sticks and before long I had a nice little fire heating up the coals. Once the fire had died down, we put the foil wrapped potatoes into ...
... these are: Monterosso-Vernazza-Corniglia-Manarola- Riomaggiore. We were able to hike between the first three towns (Monterosso-Vernazza-Corniglia) relatively easily and made good time, arriving in Corniglia for lunch. The views along the trail are amazing and there was surprisingly a lot of shade along the first three villages route. It almost reminded us of a rainforest area with some streams cascading down the side of the coast like mini waterfalls. We stopped ...
... Then we looked for dinner. We didn't find anything we wanted to eat, so we went back to the Hostel and had a magnificent and delicious dinner. I loved dessert the best. We had the cake with a lemon topping and another piece that didn't have lemon topping. Everything was delicious. Our day in the Cinque Terre was great! ~Ethan
... Parking disc), find the train station, as we plan to go to Cinque Terre on Monday by train, and have some lunch. We parked in our free spot again and managed to do all three returning back to the car absolutely stuffed!
Sunday 31st March. We woke up to brilliant sunshine today so we decided to take the awning down while it was dry and then we went down to Sestri to catch the boat trip ...
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After emerging from the trail, I made my way seaside to the bay trying to see what Vernazza had to offer. There was a lot of construction going on in the bay and the surrounding houses. Along the way, a shop boasting homemade gelato caught my eye. I grabbed a cone of coffee gelato and set off to walk around the town. Vernazza is a regular Cinque Terre town, not saying that Cinque Terre is not exciting. I walked around finishing my gelato, then head to ...