Travel Blogs from Santa Margherita Ligure
... of these walls too. No cement/motar is used – just stone and earth. The size, shape of the stones, how they are stacked, the slope of the land etc…. It is through lack of maintenance or abandoned farms that these dry stone walls fall apart. When there are extremely heavy rains the walls crumble causing landslides.
The sky is clearing and the sun is bearing upon us as we walk through the ...
Saturday Milano to Santa Margherita
I was up early this morning to pack up
and head off to SML. I had looked up times for trains to SML and the
12:00 train seemed the best and cheapest direct train but at my flat
I could not print out tickets. When I got to the station SML would
not come up as a destination on the ticket machines so I had to wait
in the long (45min) queue. As it turned out ...
... shade. It looks like a hanky. There was no music blaring from boats and no one seemed to be dishing up huge tables of food and drinks. They just seem to lie and swim.
We pulled up anchor and continued to follow the cliffs and motored into Portofino for a look. God, it is beautiful. The crowds have really dropped down in the last week or so, so we were able to idle in the marina and look at the houses with the washing hanging out the windows, the big boats ...
We were then served, again without asking, a small plate of fish flesh which came from the head of the fish. Very delicate and delicious. We then ordered and ate the most delicious food I have had and I just cannot even begin to explain it. All I will say, is that I am still shaking my head in disbelief of how delicious, different, gentle and awesome the whole experience was. The food just melted in our mouths. When he asked ...
This morning we took the train back down to Vernazza. I had seen a pair of jeans the other day, that I had loved, and living by my no regrets policy… I had to go back and buy them. It was a pretty crazy thing to do really, but we have the time and I also really wanted some more calamari in a cone. It was again, so crowded, but lovely.
We stopped in at Monterosso for just a minute on the way back. I also love that place, and then back to ...