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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 ...
... in a person sleeping somewhere that isn't a bedroom and a wallet-draining hostel or hotel. When you think of it like that, sleep isn't free. Next people will be getting bills for the oxygen they breathe. This species is a disaster.
I can still imagine sleeping in the back of a pick-up truck in the Arizona or Nevada desert, but for now at least I think I'm done with the experiment.
This all brings us to today, the 12th of July. I'm heading to Rome today and it's ...
... 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 ...
... This happened about 1/3 of the way through the hike, and the hardest parts were still to come. We quickly fell behind our group, for obvious reasons, but the trail was well marked. The injury forced us to take things slowly, but on the upside, we had plenty of time to really look around while we walked. It amazed me every time we came across a house. These properties are only accessible via these trails; no other way in or out. These people ...
... was one of the best meals I have had in Italy so far. The gnocchi was soft and the pesto was unreal. I was extremely happy with my choice that night. Katie and I got gelato and then made our way up to the train station that would get us back to La Spezia. We were both exhausted when we finally made it back to our hotel room around 11 that night.
Our room was tiny and the bed was hard as a rock but I fell asleep so fast it didn't even matter. ...