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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... Focaccia! They can't get it out of the ovens fast enough and I leave with two lovely big pieces, piping hot. We find a bench on the sea front to eat it, along with some of the tomatoes we've just bought in the market. Street food. The best, and relatively cheap to boot. Just around the corner from the market is The Bay of Silence, named such by Hans Christian Anderson who seems to have spent some time here. Next morning we rise early to catch the train to the Cinqueterres to do our ...
... we wanted to be 100%.
The next day was a 10am start for the wine tour which left from just down the road from us. We got put into a group with a few people from busabout and another two girls from Australia. We only had eight people in the minibus, however it was nice because everyone got to know each other and had a good chat. Our driver was a younger Italian chap named Nico, however he gave us all Italian names so we started calling him Barry or Bazza. He called ...
... each of the 5 villages. The adventurous amongst us can trek the mountainous cliffs in between, but currently several of the tracks are closed due to slips, bugger, cos I SOOO wanted to walk, NOT!!
Well the train is an interesting thing. If you are lucky (and we were) you will get where you want to go, but if we had wanted to be anywhere else than where we were headed today we would have been in big trouble. There are no announcements or signs to tell you what the ...
... Unfortunately by the time we reached them the weather had turned and it was raining but you could still the charm of these villages with their main streets leading down to small harbours, narrow passages and steps going off up the hillsides. I’ll let the pictures explain.
Tomorrow we leave for 6 nights in Florence.
Now a bit for you petrol heads out ...
A day trip to Cinque Terre (five lands) was described in a local tour brochure as "an intense, unforgettable day". That was definitely our experience of visiting the five lands, but could equally describe our driving journey to get there and back; I think it's official - I've now been sacked as the navigator. It all sounded so straight forward when the Avis lady described how to get there. Firstly take the A1 towards ...