Grande Albergo Sestri Levante
Travel Blogs from Sestri Levante
... and much much shorter, and I think the downwards journey was longer - though the ground on the descent was a bit more treacherous. The sky was threatening rain all day but luckily for us it waited until we were safely at Manarola. I would not like to be caught up the top when a storm hits - there is no shelter, and coming down is scary enough when its dry!
Manarola is my favourite town for the 5. I would recommend ...
... put the metal grill over the coals and set to work barbecuing the sausages. A few split sausages later we added the onion and capsicum, and after an hour since the potatoes had gone in, dinner was ready. The potatoes were absolutely perfect - browned and crispy on the outside, soft in the middle, and that smokey flavour you only get with a fire, just gorgeous. The vegetables were pretty nice as well, the capsicum had roasted up nicely in spots, but ...
... Unfortunately when the boat arrived we were told that it had been cancelled due to the sea being too rough so instead we had a wander around and found a place to have lunch which was even better as they had London Pride on tap, my first taste of bitter since we left the UK.
They paint a lot of their buildings to look like real stone with fancy stonework around the windows. ...
... woman was waiting at the bottom of the stairs as usual, begging for "donations". She looks like the same one that “works” at the station in Monterosso, and the same one that was here on my previous visit to this area.
The train arrived on time and thankfully it wasn’t too crowded. The trip back to Monterosso was easy, and as soon as I arrived, I walked straight to Cantina di Miky for dinner. I had dined here on my first night ...
... She explained about the town, how to get around, pointed out the land marks before arriving at her home. The house was a top a high hill overlooking the town and the sea. It was a typical two story apartment with an orange/pink facade and green shutters. Our room was on the top floor with the view with two other apartments available to hire. Walking into the room you couldn't but feel at home. It reminded me of a beach house with a blue and white theme. We had our ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool