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- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Smoking rooms available
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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Bags outside cabin by 1am, me outside cabin by 8 am, off ship at 830, ooh oh, no bag. (you exit by preallocated colour tag according to your onward plans) I knew they couldn't really have lost the bag between ship and shore but it's always possible that someone could have taken the wrong one. I was slightly worried as 20 mins became 30, I would …
... our own private boat and cruised around to San Fruttuoso. On the way we saw a helicopter flying with a tray of something under it. It dropped the tray somewhere on the headland and then flew off again. It did the same thing again and we wondered if someone had been hurt but looking at my photo I think it was carrying building supplies. We cruised out of the harbour and followed the beautiful but steep cliffs around to the inlet of San Fruttosa and its Abbazia di ...
... vegetables, another plate with wafers smeared with soft cheese and pesto, little sandwiches and our very large toasted cheese sandwich. We must have sat there for at least an hour while Declan chased pigeons and the young people argued and smoked and looked at their phones.
When the bill came it was only 15 euros. Like I said, we liked Genoa.
Genoa: An amazing city full of charm, history and.. Italians. With a population ...
... and add to the unique ambiance of this very elegant city.
As we continue to wander the rain stops, and the sun decides to shine on us. We look at the shops, bars, and restaurants which seem to come alive in the sunshine. The streets are wide and the buildings are beautiful, this was a very important port in ancient times, and the amount of wealth that was here is visible in the buildings, arches, statues and fountains all around us. We are now starting ...
... dishes that are associated with them. In the states, we typically have appetizers and then entrees. Appetizers are smaller, and therefore less expensive, and entrees are bigger, and more expensive. This is not how it works here. Essentially, portion size--and price--is about equal between primi and secondi, while antipasti are a bit smaller and cheaper. The difference is in the focus of the dishes. Primi are usually pastas and risotto, and sometimes soup, while secondi ...