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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- 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 ...
... him out. I haven't called him out. So maybe he's winning. As long as it's cheap, I don't care.
We have one more day here before heading on to our other destinations. I might be blogging again tomorrow because I LOVE IT, and Lizzie is only luke-warm on this set of towns. Maybe I drag her on the boat tomorrow and she loves Monterosso or Vernazza so much she wants to blog about it. But I think I'm going to be the lover of Cinque Terre in this relationship. The ...
... that kind of stat, who could say no. We got a small bottle each and sipped it as we climbed down the hill into Monterosso. First thing we did when we got there was jump in the sea. It was so nice and refreshing.
After a couple of swims, we went to enjoy some local pizza, pasta and wine. After a final walk around the town we caught the train back to Vernazza. We sat on the rocks looking out to sea for an hour or so, before heading to ...
... station to meet us... or rather, they just gave us a quick smile and grabbed our bags. There was no formal introductions and Phoebe thought they were a couple of strangers stealing our bags.
They took us over the mountains to where we are staying at Deiva Marina.
Damiano's Grandmother used to live in the apartment, and now they rent it out.
The family also own a Hotel in the town and a small vineyard that produces 'not so good' ...
... 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 ...