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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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They say things happen in threes, got off at the wrong Train stop, went swimming with my wallet in my pocket, I believe they call it money laundering over here, and worst of all lost my wedding ring while swimming. Other than that a bloody good day.
After a quick taxi ride to remedy the train faux pas, we made it to Levanto. What a beautiful spot, after purchasing our Cinque Terre pass we decided to spend the rest of the day on the beach.
Casual start to the morning with a croissant and coffee for breakfast, followed by 6 hours walking around Old Town Genoa. The sights around the upper end are much better than the port, we sat on the steps of a church for half an hour and did some people watching.
Huge thunderstorm came in and it poured with rain so we found ...
... 11.00 am and a short 100 m walk from the station and we are at Hotel Europa, undoubtedly the smallest lift I've ever been in. Off load the bags and walk down to Porto Vecchio for a stroll along the front.
They have a replica of the Spanish Galleon "Neptune" sitting in the port, apparently built in 1985 for Roman Polanski's film Pirates. Not much happening on a Sunday afternoon here. Late lunch ...
So today we decided to head to the coast to the Tuscan beach resort of Viarreggio. Apparently this was a very fashionable resort for Italians in the 20s. I guess you had to be there at the time!! One thing we have learnt on our travels is to get there early to avoid the crowds and heat. It all got a bit stressful this morning just trying to get onto the beach. We are so used to Zakynthos where you pull up alongside a quite cove or if we ...
Tuesday August 4 We had our breakfast delivered to the table in our room. It looked really good! Little muffins, yoghurt, toast (which could only be described as larger version of the little crusty biscuits we would use in dips) and some bread. It was the thought that counted and the cappuccinos were good. That was about it. We then made our way to the airport to pick up our hire car. The taxi cost us 21 euro which confirmed our suspicions that our ...